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Our first 100 years, 1857-1957

The middle years--1900-1945,   pp. 20-55 PDF (14.9 MB)

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The Middle Years-1900-1945
  Mrs. Edward E. Sager and Mr. W. T. Fox
1900-Population 15,086.
1900-Kaukauna extension to the interurban
      system inaugurated.
1901-Dedication of St. Elizabeth Hospital.
1905-The Union High School, now the
      Morgan School, was completed at a
      cost of $92,000. There were twenty-
      nine pupils in its first graduating
1907-First Municipal Court established.
      Thomas Ryan was the first judge.
1910-Population 16,773.
1910-Commission    form   of government
      voted in.
1911-President Taft spoke in Appleton-
      the only president to do so while in
1911-Unveiling of Soldier's Monument on
      Veterans Square.
1913-Lawrence University officially became
      Lawrence College.
1913-Vocational School established in the
      old post building.
1916-Mobilization orders issued to Com-
      pany "G" for duty on the Mexican
1917-Company "A" (formerly Company
      "G") left New York for France.
1919-Oney Johnson Post established by
1920-Population 19,561.
1922-Daily Post merges with the Crescent
      to form the Appleton Post-Crescent.
1923-Aid Association for Lutherans moved
      into its newly   constructed  office
1924-WHBY radio station opened.
1925-Dedication   of  the  Soldier's and
      Sailor's Memorial Bridge.
1928-Interurban service discontinued.
1929-Institute of Paper Chemistry organ-
1930-Population 25,637.
1930-Electric  streetcar  service discon-
      tinued. It had operated continuously
      for 44 years.
1938-The new Senior High School building
      opened its doors on a rainy Monday
      morning. Sidewalks had not as yet
      been provided. The clay was very
1940-Population 28,436.
1942-Dedication of the new Court House.
1945-Dismantling of the old Oneida Street
      Bridge in preparation for the new

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