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Week of September 20th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (September 21, 1917)

  • Santa Clara Has Over 100 Men in Uniform: Scores of Local Boys Enlist in Army, Navy and Aviation Corps
  • Drafted Men Ready to Go
  • Camp Fremont Work Being Rushed to Completion
  • Second Liberty Loan Bond by October 1st
  • School Children Called Upon to Join Junior Red Cross
  • California Seeds Sent to European War Gardens
  • Western Pacific Company May Locate in Santa Clara
  • Pioneer’s Day Celebrated by Woman’s Club

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (September 20, 1967)

  • Building Plans Grow for West Valley College in Saratoga: Language Arts/Social Sciences Will be 3rd Permanent Building Constructed on Campus
  • Public Relations Course Offered by Office of Community Services at West Valley College to help “Laymen” from Local Clubs and Non-Profits Gain Experience in Getting their Press Releases into Media Outlets
  • United States Senator John Tower to Speak in Santa Clara at ‘Little New Yorker’ on 1400 Martin Ave.
  • 2nd Try Tomorrow, No Pay Raise Yet: SCUSD Board Tosses the Issue of 7% Teachers Salary Raise Back to California Teacher’s Association
  • Alameda Coast Guard Band, Color Guard and Drill Team Will Again Lead Santa Clara Parade of Champions
  • Parade of Champions Dinner Dance Leads Off Santa Clara Fiesta Days Activities

(compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara)


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