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Community Service Flag Dedicated published in the Fairfax Standard on June 6, 1918

Memorial Day Program Devoted to the Present Day Soldiers and Nurses Memorial Day in Fairfax was not only a tribute to the defenders of our country in former days, but, very appropriately, it was an expression of gratitude… Read More

Letter from John L Peterson published in the Franklin Tribune August 8, 1918

Camp Wadsworth, S. C., August 3, 1918 Hello Julius, Arrived safely in Camp and we are all well and like it fine. The officers and kind and considerate. They are all from the state of Maine. The quarters… Read More

Letter from Charles Jones published in the Morton Enterprise August 9, 1918

Letter from Charles Jones, Morton Enterprise, 8-9-1918 London, England June 22, 1918 Dear Mother, Thought I would write you a few lines to see how you all are. I am fine. I have just written Uncle John a… Read More

Knitting Instructions published in the Fairfax Standard August 29, 1918

Knitting Instructions The local Red Cross wishes to give the following instructions in regard to making sweaters of light-weight wool. Quantity of wool required: – about three-quarter pound of 4-10 yarn. 1 pair Red Cross needles No. 3…. Read More

From France published by the Olivia Times August 29, 1918

The following letter was received this week by the editor of the News from William C. Fredrickson, one of the boys in the February draft who left from here. Somewhere in France, July 30, 1918 Dear Thomas; I… Read More

Former Morton Pastor Praised for Valiant Service at Camp Funston published in the Franklin Tribune August 29, 1918

Former Morton Pastor Praised for Valiant Service at Camp Funston originally published in the St. Paul Dispatch New York, Aug. 24 – In the last contingent of Knights of Columbus (K. of C) chaplains who arrived overseas, the… Read More

Food Will Win the War published in the Bird Island Union August 8, 1918

BISCUITS (Using no Wheat) METHOD Sift dry materials together. Work in fat well. Combine liquid and dry material, handling lightly. Roll or pat ½ inch thick and cut as biscuits. Bake in a hot oven. Use a coarse… Read More

A Letter From England published by the Buffalo Lake News on August 9, 1918

Melville L. Bottomley of the U. S Air Service writes on interesting letter home. Dear Brother:             I have not received any letters from you lately so am writing again. I suppose you are busy as the old… Read More

Soldier Writes Home From France published in the Sacred Heart Journal August 10, 1918

Burt Nordstrom Gives Vivid Pictures of Soldier Life in Trenches                         Somewhere in France July 1 Dear Mabel:             Your letter received yesterday with a bunch of other mail the first I have had for five weeks. Glad to… Read More

Watching Aeroplanes Fight published in the Fairfax Standard 10/31/1918

One hundred years ago today this letter was published in the Fairfax Standard: The following letter from Clarence A. Buehler tells something of his experiences in France: Dear Mother and all: Will write you a few lines and… Read More