News from 25-50-75-100 years ago
February 24, 2022
February 24, 1922 Big Firemens’ Mask Ball Huge Success. One of the largest and most successful masquerades ever held in Petersburg was given on Wednesday night by the Petersburg Fire Department. The committee in charge had worked hard on the arrangements and everything moved with perfect precision. During the early part of the evening the fun was fast and furious as the masked couples whirled around the dance floor to the music of the Petersburg Jazz Band. Nearly a hundred persons were masked and the judges had a hard time picking the twenty to whom prizes should be given. Later luncheon...