50 years ago
Belpre is bustling with activity as men and machines carve a new U.S. 50 roadway through the city.
100 years ago
The national debts of the world now aggregate $42 billion, having increased 20 percent in the last decade and doubled in the last 40 years. The United States stands eighth on the list of heavily indebted countries, with a debt of 1.023 million.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.