This blog consist of items found through years of searching through newspaper archives and also paper items collected through-out the years.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
RUSSO - JAPANESE War Cut-Outs.
March 27, 1904. The Russo - Japanese War developed out of a rivalry between Russia and Japan for dominance in Korea and Manchuria. The war began on February 08, 1904, when the main Japanese fleet launched a surprise attack and siege on the Russian naval squadron at Port Arthur. In August and September 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt served as mediator at a peace conference in Portsmouth, N.H. resulting in the Treaty of Portsmouth.
April 03, 1904. Newspaper cut-outs of Russian and Japanese soldiers and navy ships. The war started in Feb. of 1904 and the cut-outs started in the newspaper in March of 1904 - current events of that time.