This Week in Odessa History
Last updated 12/29/2021 at 6:31pm
100 years ago
Dec. 30, 1921
One hundred years ago, Odessa residents were gearing up for the New Year’s Eve dance sponsored by the American Legion. World War I was in the past, and life had returned to normal. Businesses were doing well, and their proprietors took out ads to thank people for their patronage, including Farmers & Merchants Bank, W.H. Luher & Co., the German-American Mutual Farmers Fire Insurance Association, the Odessa Meat Market, the Odessa Hardware & Implement Co., Michaelson & Koth, the Rieker Motor Co., the Union State Bank of Odessa, the Quality Store of A. Wagner, The...