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World War I Articles and Information Wanted for SLCHA’s Quarterly Journal

US Doughboy and Canadian 'Kiltie'

U.S. soldier & Canadian "Kiltie"

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August 2014 marked the centennial of the outbreak of World War I and the Historical Association wants to recognize the local contributions to the war effort as well as its impact on local families. The SLCHA’s publication committee invites readers to submit articles or materials showing St Lawrence County residents’ involvement in World War I. News clippings, letters home, photos, and other documents can be carefully copied and the original materials returned to their lenders. If you think you may have something useful, contact County Historian Sue Longshore.

The Quarterly, published by the St Lawrence County Historical Association, is currently wrapping up its sesquicentennial commemoration of the Civil War this year. The cover of the December 2015 issue displays a young man in a Civil War uniform… or is it? Some clever research has answered questions about the photo, but more remain.

Correction

Contrary to what is printed in the newsletter, Frank Schwartz is not dead. We received mistaken information from the Post Office. Frank is alive and well at 90 years, and is concerned that some of his friends would mistakenly think him dead.

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  • Friday, September 16, 5:00 PM: War of 1812 Lecture Series - War of 1812 Heritage Talks Reception
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