Life 100 years ago

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What if Twitter had been invented 100 years ago?

History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily quotes from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared in 'real-time' exactly 100 years later.

24 April 1914
Messrs G R Sykes & D Smith at office with the former selling his property to the latter #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-tU via @FPWelchdiaries
24 April 1914
CHARGE AGAINST A TEACHER - North Otago Times, 24 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vKgiq #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
23 April 1914
THE ULSTER CRISIS - Timaru Herald, 23 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vD2wc #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
23 April 1914
At Manning road the stones are very thick and there is a lot of breaking but the walk is not so far by half #WW100 via @cox_diary
23 April 1914
Said good-bye to dearest darling Maud. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4613 #WW100 via @adkin_diary
23 April 1914
Mr D Smith rang up & said that he would buy Sykes’ farm & would be up tomorrow morning #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-tW via @FPWelchdiaries
23 April 1914
SOCIALISM (To the editor.) - Northern Advocate, 23 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vD1Rn #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
22 April 1914
PERSECUTED INDIANS - In South Africa - Maoriland Worker, 22 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vD136 #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
22 April 1914
No wrk today. I loafed all day. The Borough Council are taking the lamp posts from the middle of the streets tomorrow #WW100 via @cox_diary
22 April 1914
MURDERS TRACED BY THE POST OFFICE - Oamaru Mail, 22 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vD1ku #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ