Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 85

March 10, 2022

March 06, 1952

Residents gave a total of 137 pints of blood during the Red Cross blood drive held March 03 to meet immediate needs of battle-wounded soldiers in Korea.

The Old Black Joe Company urged the farmers of Lewis County to grow tomatoes and fresh blackeye peas. R. K. Roney reported that part of the fresh packed produce would go to National Defense in feeding the Armed Forces. Roney also stated that he would pay $0.50 for a basket of tomatoes (approximately $32 per ton) and $80 per ton for fresh blackeye peas in the roasting ear stage.

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