Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Looking Back to 1941: All About Sycamore, Illinois, in 1941

From the March 2, 2016, MidWeek (DeKalb County, Illinois) "Looking Back.

"Sycamore is 840 feet above sea level and covers 1,000 acres, its assessed valuation is $3,090,228 and there are 12,000 volumes in the Sycamore Public Library.  Sycamore received its water from three wells pumping more than 11,700,000 gallons per month.

"There are 1,265 telephones in service, 14 lawyers, seven doctors, six dentists and two osteopaths.

I had to look up osteopaths.  They deal with drug-free, non-invasive medicine primarily aimed at treating the musculoskeletal framework of the body.

In Case You Were Wondering.  --Cooter

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