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100 years ago the fourth of July news was WWI news


July 4, 2018

The original fireworks law for Big Sandy, dated 1919.

The Bear Paw Mountaineer, July 04, 1918; Found by Zoe Merrill: (Although they didn't know it on July 4, 1918, and even thought the whole front page of the Mountaineer was nothing but World War I news, history will tell us that during that month the war took a turn and we started winning the war that month. So, in reading these old news articles we know they were actually reading and celebrating the victorious power of freedom.)


With the American Forces on the Marne front, July 2, counter attack made by the Germans today. Against the new positions won last night by Amer...

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