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Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907 Ends War Scare with Japan

In my February 4 post, Pearl Harbor Harbinger, we saw that a 1907 dispute about discrimination against Japanese immigrants in California had brought the U.S. 165 more words

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A Close Call

The Norwalk Daily Reflector reported on this day, Thursday, February 7, 1907, on a near tragedy at the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway station in the city the previous evening. 117 more words

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Comics: What was Funny in 1907

Growing up, I loved the comics pages of the daily newspaper–and I still do. There were comics in 1907 Norwalk, at least in the Norwalk Daily Reflector… 74 more words

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Pearl Harbor Harbinger

One-hundred and ten years ago today, February 3, 1907, was a Sunday, so neither the Norwalk Daily Reflector nor the Norwalk Evening Herald published a paper. 292 more words

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Insanity on a Slow News Day in Norwalk, Ohio

Monday, February 4, 1907 was a slow news day in Norwalk, Ohio. The most interesting item appeared in The Norwalk Daily Reflector: Miss Anna Benison of Mayhew Block on East Main Street was arrested on a charge of insanity. 193 more words

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A Republican Banquet to Honor a Fallen President -- Who Was Not Named Lincoln

Monday morning, January 27, 1907, a technological drama unfolded in front of the New St. Charles Hotel in Norwalk, Ohio. The next evening, another drama, this time of a political nature, occurred in the lobby and corridors of that hotel, as the Republicans of the city gathered for a banquet in the honor of the late President William McKinley. 325 more words

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Ride the Roads No More - Stick to the Rails - At Least in Winter

These days, traveling by automobile in winter is not in any way an uncomfortable experience. Warm air pours from the vents, and most cars have “climate control.” Many also have heated seats for frosty mornings. 173 more words

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