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Archive for Saturday, May 2, 1998

OLD HOME TOWN MAY 2 IN 1898

May 2, 1998

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On May 2, 1898, the Lawrence World's headline read ``Patriotism at the University,'' and the brief item read: ``At a mass meeting of the university it was decided to have no school tomorrow, the morning to be spent in honoring the Lawrence soldiers and the afternoon in watching the Kansas-Nebraska [base]ball game. All students will meet tomorrow morning at Music Hall [1001 Mass.] at 9 o'clock and will march to the depot in a body with Capt. Clarke's company of fighters.''

-- Courtesy Watkins Community Museum

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