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Celebrating History: Effects of The Great War


November 10, 2017

By Emily Mayer

The effects of World War I were widespread and inclusive. No one and no industry was untouched. Articles printed in the Nov. 10, 1917 issue of The Havre Plaindealer included price fixes for food and fuel, and Montana’s generosity in giving to the Red Cross. One of the young men sent to Washington state for training wrote to the Plaindealer.


The Plaindealer is in receipt of a letter from Private William J. Lorimer, who went from Havre to join the army at American lake, Wash. The letter is replete with interesting notes concerning lo...

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