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Activist Speaks at Local Church

summit cycleThe Summit Herald of November 3, 1922 reported that a charitable card party at the Hotel Beechwood raised the “magnificent sum” of $1506.50 for Overlook Hospital. The WCTU urged voters to elect candidates who would continue to support Prohibition. At All Soul’s Church, activist Jane Addams of Hull House spoke about immigration law and conditions in post-war Europe. New books at the Summit Public Library included Zane Grey’s travelogue “Tales of Lonely Trails” and “Babbitt” by Sinclair Lewis. The cooking column offered recipes from “famous Summit cooks” for corn meal griddle cakes and dark nut bread.

The Library has a searchable database of local historical newspapers. Search or browse at:
http://www.digifind-it.com/summit/home.php