Moments in Time, May 27

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 27, 1917 — Hebron and Kouts were struck by a cyclone. The death lists shows seven dead. Several hundred are ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 26

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 26, 1917 — Germany has struck another blow in an effort to terrorize England. Sixteen aircraft, the greatest ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 25

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 25, 1917 — Straw hats are now ready at Peterson-Droege-Blankschein in downtown LaPorte. There is an extensive ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 24

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 24, 1917 — United States Steel leads New York stocks in the war boom today. May 24, 1967 — The LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 23, 1917 — Archduke Carl Stefan, the Austrian candidate for the Polish throne, has been accepted by the kaiser. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 22, 1917 — A big German ammunition depot is destroyed by British artillery. May 22, 1967 — Miss ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  May 19, 1917 — The grim work of war goes forward at top speed. In exactly 17 days, men between the ages of ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 18, 1917 — Japanese gunboats arrive at Marseilles, France, to aid in the war on German submarines and convoy ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 17, 1917 — U.S. expenditures are jumping by leaps and bounds. An announcement is made that $2,245,000 must ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 16, 1917 — How to speed up the war work and best solve the food problem were two questions very seriously troubling ... Continue Reading →