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REMEMBER WHEN: 100th anniversary for women’s rights

This year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution giving women in the U. S. the right ... Read more

3 days ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: June brides, World War II brides

Many sources say that the tradition of the June bride actually began in ancient Roman times. The month of June is named for the Roman ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Sending our boys away to WWI

     World War I also known as the First World War or the Great War lasted from July 28, 1914 through November 11, 1918. ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Early automobiles

When the automobile was invented around the turn of the century, one by one the new horseless carriages began making their way into the city ... Read more

3 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When times were gentler

     When you ask them, everyone over the age of 90, 80, or 70 will all agree that times have changed drastically from when ... Read more

3 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Shehan’s Polio story

  Dan Shehan’s “My Polio Story” is continued in this week’s column. The dread disease of the 1950s, polio, was a pandemic similar to today’s ... Read more

3 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember when: Polio epidemic of the 1950s

     The history of polio infections extends into pre-history. The disease has been traced back to almost 6000 years. The first major outbreak of ... Read more

4 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: The Flu Pandemic of 1918

     In 1918, typical newspaper headlines all over the country read like this – The Seattle Daily Times, CHURCHES, SCHOOLS, SHOWS CLOSED, Epidemic Puts ... Read more

4 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: The history of Johnson Park

     “TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME” is a 1908 Tin Pan Alley song which has been the official anthem of North American baseball. However, ... Read more

4 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: The don’t’s of choosing a husband in 1937

The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the U. S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. ... Read more

5 months ago by Sue Wilson.

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