Category: Blasts from the Past!

Independence Day

The following full page illustration ran in the July 3, 1911 issue of the Perth Amboy Evening News. The country was preparing to celebrate the 135th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Yesterday, we celebrated the 242nd…

100 Years Ago: May 21, 1918

On May 21, 2018 the Great War dominated the news. The Perth Amboy Evening News front page contained stories that local contributions for the Red Cross reached the half way mark of their $40,000 goal, America’s first field army (200,000…