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.

18 April 1914
LIQUOR TRAFFIC IN UNITED STATES - Nelson Evening Mail, 18 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vCVO3 #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
18 April 1914
Working alone all day. I gave my boots a good dressing of dubbin this evening. The Auckland exhibition closes today #WW100 via @cox_diary
18 April 1914
LET US LOAF! - The giddy future - Observer, 18 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vCVqq #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
18 April 1914
Worked north, through masses of unburned tree-tops & supplejacks. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4608 #WW100 via @adkin_diary
18 April 1914
Saw Mr Brown of Taranaki who arranged to go to see Mr G.R Syke’s to look at his stud sheep #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-ua via @FPWelchdiaries
18 April 1914
THE FRIENDLY FORD - NZ Truth, 18 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vCViq #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
17 April 1914
The road for the drays is bad and they got stuck once or twice so did not get so much out as usual #WW100 via @cox_diary
17 April 1914
THE FORGED BANK NOTES - Over 100 traced - Colonist, 17 Apr 1914 ow.ly/vCTTD #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ
17 April 1914
The presence of the others was a nuisance. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4607 #WW100 via @adkin_diary
17 April 1914
Saw Mr D Smith and arranged with him to inspect Mr G Syke’s 273 acre farm next Monday or Tuesday #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-uc via @FPWelchdiaries