50 years ago
Dr. Thomas C. McCurdy, age 83, died at his office on Front Street after practicing dentistry in Marietta for 48 years. A native of Ludlow Township, McCurdy is said to have been the oldest practicing dentist in Washington County.
100 years ago
Ohio State University has conducted a study of the conditions of employment and wages for women in Ohio. Their report states that a weekly wage of from $6 to $8 is average for women over 18 years of age who are employed by mercantile establishments.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.