|Front page + pages 2-4 yesterday|
|Front page, March 2016|
|In rural areas, trucks were not universal|
and wagons remained useful
January 31st, 1920
The Mill's got a new exhibit on clubs in the Salem area, and the history piece in the paper today is on the 1920s activity of the Filipino Club and ephemera around an annual banquet.
|In yesterday's paper|
Left unsaid was that the US then occupied the Philippines in 1899 and was similarly resisted by guerilla warfare.
|On "the fiendish water cure" - May 10th, 1902|
(See also this piece the same day)
Without more context, the interpretation of the ephemera in the paper may offer too much of a harmonizing reading and miss the ambiguity and layered meanings of the banquet and club. Probably it needed a longer piece, maybe a much longer piece, and perhaps there was another bit of a different club's ephemera that might more neatly promoted the new exhibit.
Cranking up the Legislature
|Senate President Vinton, House Speaker Jones|
Governor Olcott had cued up five issues
January 7th, 1920
|19th Amendment led things, January 12th, 1920|
|January 23rd, 1920|
|January 17th, 1920|