Moments in Time, Aug. 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 11, 1917 — LaPorte will show its appreciation of Company B and all of the soldier boys in an open-air farewell ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 10, 1917 — The striking of 9,000 coal miners in 21 Illinois mines and the threatened strikes in Tennessee ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  Aug. 9, 1917 — Commissions are handed out to LaPorte draftees at the officers training camp in Indianapolis. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 8

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 8, 1917 — The local exemption board examines 163 men. Only 28 pass and accept service in the New National ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 7, 1917 — Ex-President William Howard Taft, who spoke at a peace league meeting in Kansas last night, is ill ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 5

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 5, 1917 — Company B First Indiana Infantry reported at the armory after the siren call at sharp 7 o’clock. Aug. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 4, 1917 — Federal troops will be dispatched to Oklahoma and North Carolina to quell anti-draft riots. Aug. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 3

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 3, 1917 — There was a headlong collision between a motorcycle and a Ford automobile last night about a quarter ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 2

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 2, 1917 — The labor situation in this country is becoming increasingly serious. The danger of general strikes ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 1

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 1, 1917 — Two hundred and twelve deaths due to the heat wave have been reported from various parts of the ... Continue Reading →