Old Home Town – 100 years ago

From the Lawrence Daily World for May 31, 1909: “The Lawrence High graduating class had an inspiring graduation last night with 47 girls and 11 boys getting their diplomas. All the girls were attired in white with the boys wearing their usual outfits. … The matter of protecting the Wakarusa Valley remains on many minds and it has been estimated that flood control work that is effective will cost at least $7 per acre.”