| 1 min read | by Doug Marrin, firstname.lastname@example.org |
The Treaty of Versaille was signed formally ending the ‘Great War’ in Europe. It was the eve of the Roaring Twenties, that decade of prosperity for Western society expressed through edgy Western culture. Russia is at war with itself in a civil war. Emerging politician Adolf Hitler gives his first speech for the German Workers’ Party. American icon Jackie Robinson is born. The Dexter Agricultural Association (Dexter Mill) opens.
Here are a few ads from the Dexter Leader issue published on November 13, 1919, giving us a glimpse perhaps of some of the things people were dealing with day-to-day.
All photos taken from the Dexter Leader archives at the Dexter District Library.