Read more about Oct. 24, 1922, in the archives.

100 Years Ago: 1922

A meeting of the Lewiston and Auburn Business and Professional Woman’s club was held last evening at the Y.W.C.A. building Lewiston with about 60 present. Ten new members were voted in. It was also voted to accept an invitation from the Red Cross to hold a meeting at their rooms in December at which time a demonstration of Red Cross work will be given. It was decided to hold the Christmas Bazaar Nov.23-24 at the Y.W.C.A. and all members were urged to do all they can to make the affair a success. Arrangements were made to hold four assemblies this winter.

50 Years Ago: 1972

The Parish Guild Unit of the High Street Congregational Church, met last week and was addressed by Edward Pinkham of Waterville. Mr. Pinkham toured India for six weeks for the United Church of Christ of Maine. and brought back with him many slides on India and the places he visited. He commented on the places and the people he had talked with, as well as cultural habits of natives. Mrs. Garvey MacLean, president of the Women’s Fellowship of the United Church of Christ in Maine, sold many interesting and unique gifts from the sales exchange for refugee rehabilitation vocations

25 Years Ago: 1997

John and Molly White of Freeport will show slides and recount their recent international sailing trip on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in LePage Lecture Hall in Treat Science Building at Hebron Academy. The Whites followed the route described by his grandmother in her 19th century diary. The program is the first of the year’s Monday evening presentations at Hebron Academy and coordinates with the ninth grade’s study of genealogy. The program was planned with the help of the president of the Hebron Historical Society, L. Bowman Sturtevant, and is sponsored by Herbon’s Fine Arts Department.

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