Moments in Time, July 20

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 20, 1917 — The drawing for the military draft is to last 18 hours. Over two pages of LaPorte men drawn today ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 19, 1917 — President Wilson pardons the sixteen suffragists sentenced to sixty days in the workhouse after ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 18, 1917 — America may develop the aeroplane, which will end the war. July 18, 1967 — One ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 17, 1917 — The British Royal House is now known as the House of Windsor. The title was changed from Saxe-Coburg. July ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 15, 1917 — Dr. George Michaelis is the new imperial chancellor of Germany. July 15, 1967 — National ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 14, 1917 — There are rumors that the German kaiser has abdicated. July 14, 1967 — Pope Paul ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 13, 1917 — The war department announces a draft quota of 17,510 men from Indiana for the new national army. July ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 12, 1917 — A refrigerating plant and cars capable of carrying a million pounds of meat daily are needed in ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 11, 1917 — One hundred and fifty LaPorte boys will march away on August 5th to battle in the war against Germany—the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 10, 1917 —  Oral arguments are held in the Supreme Court on restraining women from voting. July 10, 1967 ... Continue Reading →