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Celebrating Independence Day in Odessa


Last updated 6/22/2017 at 6:33pm

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Marlene Gies (left) and Mailyn Anderson are shown in front of Gannon Hall on the WSU campus while checking class schedules for the Washington State 4-H conference June 12-19. They are members of Thrifty Homemakers 4-H Club, Odessa.

100 Years Ago

The Odessa Record

June 22, 1917

Big crowd will celebrate here. Where are you going to celebrate the Fourth?

You will miss it if you dont celebrate in Odessa for the biggest crowd that ever came to town is looked for here on the July 4th and 5th and the celebration will eclipse any celebration in the Big Bend country.

The big posters announcing the main features are now out and are being distributed by the committee and on this page will be found the full program for each day. The celebration begins with a big parade at 10:00 on the morning of the...

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