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Week of August 16th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (August 17, 1917) Home Guard Reorganized: New Companies Under State Regulations Santa Claran L.M. Fatjo Plans Granada Fig Exhibit at State Fair in Sacramento Modern Warfare Will be Demonstrated at State Fair Santa Claran Now In Orient: Bert Roll Aboard Flagship Brooklyn in Japanese Waters Help Needed for Red Cross...

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Week of August 9th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (August 10, 1917) Civic Body is Praised for Patriotic Aid: Government Officials Commend Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce for Providing Assistance New High School Rooms Improved: School Trustees Who Recently Purchased the Delphine Fatjo Property at Corner of Washington & Santa Clara Streets Are Improving Buildings for...

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Week of August 2nd Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (August 3, 1917) Over 50 Local Boys to Take Draft Examinations on August 6th Santa Clara Prune Will Be King: California Land Show to Open in City October 13-28: Publicity Committee Says the Prune Will Be Among the Foremost Articles for Export Santa Clara High School Will Be Enlarged: School Board Has Purchased Property at...

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Week of July 26th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 27, 1917) More Troops are Called I.W.W. Plots are Feared in Instigation of Local Cannery and Orchard Troubles: Cannery Strike Situation Blocks Hauling of Army Food Supplies: Strike Summary: More Trouble Anticipated: Federal Troops Still Guarding Food Supply Labor Problems Will be Taken Up by Commission: State Farm...

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Week of July 19th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 20, 1917) Save the Crumbs Says Governor Stephens:  If Every California Housewife Prevented the Waste of Just One Slice of Bread, the Food Saving Would be Equal to All the Wheat Grown on 575,000 Acres of Fertile Ground No Rifles for Home Guard Says Adjutant General Barree Ringling Bros. Circus Coming to San Jose in...

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Week of July 12th Headlines 50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (July 12,1967) Santa Clarans Dominate International Swim Meet: Mark Spitz and Claudia Kolb Lead Assault on World Swimming Records Cal Farm Group Raps PG&E: Continuing Battle for Modification of Proposed PG&E Contract with Department of Interior Shakespeare Festival Opening at Santa Clara University...

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Week of July 5th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 6, 1917) Many Attend 4th of July Celebration Held Under Auspices of Santa Clara Woman's Club School Board Elects Teachers for Coming Year for Grammar School and High School Town Trustees in Regular Meeting: Only 3 Trustees Show Up: Little Business Transacted Santa Clara County Red Cross Chairman, Arthur M. Free Thanks...

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Week of June 21th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 22, 1917) Citizens Protest Actions of School Board: Failure to Re-Appoint Two Teachers to Santa Clara Grammar School Raises Storm of Protest June Issue of "The Optimist" Magazine, Published in San Jose, Devotes Twenty Pages to Promoting Santa Clara as 'The Resident City' Liberty Loan Committee Extends Thanks to Santa...

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Week of June 14th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 15,1917) Colonel J. L. Donovan, Head of University of Santa Clara Engineering Dept. and a West Point Graduate, Ordered East to Assume Charge of the Official Reserve Corps at Ann Arbor University in Michigan A. R. Woodhams Hurt in Fall at His Ranch, Just West of Santa Clara Catholic Boys to Aid in Harvest of Crops This...

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Week of June 7th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 8, 1917) Thousands Attend the Portuguese Fiesta of the Espirito Santo Society and the Supreme Council of the S.E.S. 433 People in City Register for Draft: Thousands of Santa Clarans Turn Out for Registration Day Parade Santa Clara High Banquet To Be Held Tonight at Montgomery Hotel in San Jose Feast of Corpus Christi...

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