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July 25, 1918

The Red Cross is donating 600,000 francs to address the influenza in Switzerland. Bridgeport, CT is in the middle of its largest shoe sale ever, $28K of shoes are being sold 3 for 1. 1000 wives, children and brothers were on hand to see troops off to be trained at Camp Devens.

Source: : "Shoe Opportunity," The Bridgeport Times and Evening Farmer, Bridgeport, Connecticut, July 25, 1918. Page 4, Column 6. 

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