Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

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100 YEARS AGO

April 19, 1917

WILSON ISSUES CALL TO CITIZENS

The whole nation was called upon for war service in a formal proclamation issued by President Wilson last night. Declaring that “mere fighting will be fruitless,” the president demanded the active cooperation of men and women in every walk of life---”a great international service army.” From the farmer to the housewife, each individual was called upon to do his or her share in conserving and making available for war use the vast resources of the nation.

“The supreme test of the nation has come,” said the presiden...



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