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Week of June 13th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 14, 1918) *Patriotic Celebration of Independence Day by Santa Clara District War Work Council to be Great Event: Program of Novel Features Being Planned Under Direction of Postmaster Charles D. South *Invitation to Organizations to Participate in Patriotic Program Which Will Include Parade of Allied Nations, an...

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Week of June 6th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 7, 1918) *Allies to Take Part in Fourth of July Event: Santa Clara War Work Council Follows President Wilson's Suggestion: This Year's  Santa Clara Patriotic Celebration and Parade Will Include Foreign Born Citizens and Sons and Daughters of Foreign Born Citizens *Social Problem Agencies Plan Convention: ...

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Week of May 30th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 31, 1918) *Red Cross Successful in Fund Drive: Press is Thanked *National War Savings Pledge Day Set for June 28 *Captain J. L. Donovan of University of Santa Clara to Report to San Francisco Presidio *A. Fernish is Local Recruiting Officer: Equipped to Sign-up Men for Merchant Marine *Government May Develop...

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Week of May 23rd Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 24, 1918) *Santa Clara Red Cross Drive Meeting Liberal Response *Card System Used by War Board to Alphabetize Names of Donors to Liberty Bond Campaign and Red Cross Drive *Local Boys to be Registered: June 5 Set as Official Registration Day for Men Who have Become 21 Since June 5, 1917 *Santa Clara Will Honor...

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Week of May 16th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 17, 1918) *Red Cross Campaign Drive Begins May 20th *Farm Work to be Done by Women: Women's Land Army Challenges California Women Over 18 to Enroll as Farmerettes *Camp Fremont Ranks High: Healthiest of All Camps on West Coast *Save Wheat: Vital to Solving America's Food Problem *Fruit Growers Discuss Plans...

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Week of May 9th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 10, 1918) *Liberty Loan Big Success: $240, 000 Collected: More than Double Santa Clara's $115,000 Quota *Postmaster Charles South Receives Draft Rules from War Department: Boys Attaining 21 Years by June 5, 1917 Compelled to Register Under Selective Service Law *New Merchant Marine Recruiting Station Opened: B....

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Week of May 2nd Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 3, 1918) *Santa Clara Will Double Liberty Loan Allotment: May Earn Blue Star on Honor Flag *S.E.S. Spends $500 for Liberty Bonds *Benefit at Victory Theater May 8th for 62nd Infantry Stationed at Camp Fremont *Noted Orator, Dr. Newell Dwight Hillis, to Lecture on War at Victory Theater *California Governor...

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Week of April 25th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 26, 1918) *Some Very Big Trees: Three Immense Trees Over 60 Years Old - Fig, Walnut, and Laurel - on Property of Mrs. Laine-Johnston on Washington Street Between Benton and Franklin: Nearby Franck Property Has Huge Fig Tree Too *June Sun Eclipse: Observations To Be Taken from an Aeroplane: Famous Astronomers to...

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Week of April 18th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 19, 1918) *Task of Many Months Finally Concluded: Merritt Company Secures Lease on Town Owned  Property After Two Month Delay *Patriotic School Men: Santa Clara High School Principal Charles Townsend After Attending Statewide Meeting in Oakland Reports that German Language Will be Barred in California High...

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Week of April 11th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 12, 1918) *Taking a Glance Backward: Story of Santa Clara Long Ago: Frank Grant, now 92 and Santa Clara's First Postmaster Remembers When Santa Clara Had Bullfights on Saturday and Sunday Afternoons Followed by Evening Fandangos *Santa Clara and Adjacent Districts Raise Barrel of Money for Third Liberty Bond...

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