Sunday, November 11, 2012

94 Years Ago Today

Header from the Philadelphia Press
Monday, November 11, 1918

You can go to google for a wide variety of well preserved
Armistice Day Headlines such as this:

But -- even better! -- how about this well - worn historical document that Gerry unearthed from a drafty crack in the basement of our house on 48th Street? Our guess is that those early twentieth - century West Philly occupants must have set aside the front page for their family archives, then relegated the remaining sections to be used as makeshift insulation, which is where we discovered this crumpled segment 80 years later!

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