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Looking Back: Week of November 7th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (November 8, 1918)

  • Local War Work Council and Women’s Mobilized Army Ready for United War Work Drive: Archbishop of San Francisco to Aid United War Work Campaign
  • Santa Claran Dies: Seeley Shaw Dies on Arrival in France: Succumbs to Influenza Contracted on Transport Ship While Crossing Atlantic Ocean
  • Flu Conditions are Improved: Spanish Flu is Abating in Town
  • Santa Clara Gives Governor Stephens Big Vote: Hersman Wins Election from Hayes: Amendments are Defeated
  • Amusement Hall Changes Hands: Frank Fry Purchases the Mitchell Billiard Parlors
  • Rosenberg Bros. Enlarges Plant
  • Weather Priest, Father Ricard of University of Santa Clara, Forsees Plenty of Rain in November
  • Charles D. South, Jr., Son of Santa Clara’s Postmaster, Gets Military Promotion to First Lieutenant

 

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (November 6, 1968)

  • Minority Confab Held at George Mayne School Proves Worthy: Sponsored by SCUSD to Hear Concerns of Mexican-American Students and Parents
  • Wilcox High Probe Still Going On Regarding Discrimination Against Mexican American Students
  • Two Santa Clara University Students Caught with Skull After Grave-Digging in City Cemetery
  • Dissent Over Tree Ordinance Passed by City Council Regarding Responsibilities for Dead and Deceased Trees
  • Santa Clara County to Control Pound, City Expects to Save $11,000 by Discontinuing its Animal Control Division
  • City and Chamber of Commerce Set Date to Honor Santa Clara’s Olympic Swim Champions
  • Cultural Advisory Commission Obtains Funds from City to Give Grants to Santa Clara Philharmonic, Santa Clara Players, and Santa Clara Chorale
  • Plaque Support Adopted: After Widening of Thoroughfare, Efforts to Save Plaque Marking Site of Original 1777 Mission Santa Clara near De La Cruz Blvd.
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