This Week in Odessa History
Pioneer picnic, German homesteaders declare loyalty to U.S., Wraspir is Conservation Farmer of Year
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100 years ago
The Odessa Record
June 21, 1918
Many picnic with pioneers: Odessa had somewhat of a deserted appearance at times this week, due to the absence of a goodly percentage of the people being in attendance at the Pioneers picnic which has been held annually for the past fifteen years on the Pioneers’ association grounds on upper Crab Creek about thirty miles east of this place.
The attendance on the opening day is reported to have been the smallest of any opening day since the early days of organization, but to one going there for the first time, it w...