On the eve of 1918, wartime efforts overshadowed revelry.
In late November of 1917, Asheville, along with the rest of the country, was preparing for its first Thanksgiving since entering World War I.
We thought it would be interesting to see what Asheville residents were reading about on Independence Day, 100 years ago, today.
In May of 1917, the country was at war with Germany. Meanwhile in Asheville there were some great deals on clothing, sleeping porch shades and real estate.