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First peacetime issue of Connecting Links In recent posts, I have been transcribing some World War I news from the American Chain Company’s newsletter/magazine Connecting Links. Here are a few more connections: I was struck by the emphasis on patriotism in production–ACCO emphasized that military orders had high precedence over

York Mayor Ephraim Hugentugler had his hands full in the fall of 1917. He hauled many locals into his police court for furnishing liquor to soldiers stationed at the temporary training camp at Gettysburg. The soldiers also got themselves arrested for drunkenness or being disorderly, a charge that sometimes meant