The Odessa Record -

By Terrie Schmidt-Crosby
The Record 

This Week in Odessa History

For week of July 16


Last updated 7/20/2020 at 2:32pm

100 years ago

July 16, 1920

At a sparsely attended meeting, the Odessa Community Hall stockholders elected a board of directors for the ensuing year. After only a short discussion of the capable work of the original board of directors, who had served only a few months, the entire board was re-elected by acclamation: W.L. Smith, H.W. Rieke, Sol Reiman, Andrew Janke, Fred Geissler, Fred Lauer and Al Wagner. Contractor Con H. Eckhart reported he was unloading a train car loaded with cement and three carloads of lumber, with more on the way, and was ready to begin construction of the community...

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