Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Looking Back to 1916: Those Joing the Military Will Have Their Jobs Waiting for Them When They Return

From the July 26, 2016 MidWeek (DeKalb County, Illinois) "Looking Back."

1916, 100 Years Ago.

"A communication was received today by the employees of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad yesterday from the head office stating that any man enlisting in the militia or regular army of the state or United States would be granted a leave of absence upon application to his foreman for same and that his position would be open for him when he returns."

Preparing for War.  --Cooter

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