A look back at another health crisis: the flu epidemic of 1918

  Editor’s note: La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz wrote the following article several years ago — an article we feel is worth re-visiting in these times ... Continue Reading →
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April 1

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Passengers on the interurban receive a shock while crossing Michigan avenue and Lincoln Way when the rear trucks ... Continue Reading →
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March 31

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 National political circles are humming with the formal announcement of Herbert Hoover that he had definitely determined ... Continue Reading →
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March 30

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 A La Porte woman learns it does not pay to hail a woman on the street and spit in her face. 1970 St. Peter’s Catholic ... Continue Reading →
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March 28

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 The tornadoes which tore lanes of destruction and death through seven states including Indiana pass into history ... Continue Reading →
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March 27

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 The annual appearance of the Barnyard and Balehay Circus is drawing unusual interest as time draws near for the animals ... Continue Reading →
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March 26

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 A new dash for the North Pole is underway by Rould Amundsen, the famous Norwegian explorer. 1970 La Porte schools are ... Continue Reading →
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March 25

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Over 300 people visit the train touring the state under auspices of Purdue university to inaugurate a campaign for running ... Continue Reading →
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March 24

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 The Low Twelve club gives their annual minstrel show at the Masonic Temple to the delight of town folks. Lots of jokes on ... Continue Reading →
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March 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library   1920 Aurora Borealis came down from the north last night and kicked up his fiery heels in the very face of a startled ... Continue Reading →