100 Years Ago in February 1921

100 Years Ago in February 1921

As you read through these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in February, 1921, consider the terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news. It can be much different than we are used to seeing today. Yet, some of the headlines such as...
100 Years Ago in February 1921

100 Years Ago in December 2020

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Herald in December, 1920. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on...
100 Years Ago in February 1921

One Hundred Years Ago Today

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Herald in November 1920. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on...
History of Telephone Workers, Part 6

History of Telephone Workers, Part 6

In 1920, there were 178,000 operators.  The number of operators reached its peak in the late 1940s when there were over 350,000 operators and 98% of them were women.  Because of increasing automation, in 1960 there were 250,000 operators who served both local and...
100 Years Ago in February 1921

Local History

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Herald in October, 1920. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on...
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