Agnes Vanderwalker Call Congleton Wilson Part 6 – Energy is Directed Toward Community, Family, and Friends

The saga of my Great Grandmother Agnes’ life spanned a number of major world events, and that never rang more true than in the early twentieth century. To learn about the interesting first chapters of her life please check out The Early YearsAgnes Makes a Regrettable ChoiceAgnes Rejoins Healdsburg SocietyA New Family for a New Century, and A Sister Found and Lost.

THE GREAT WAR

Liberty Bonds LOC4In the years leading up to the United States entering the Great War in April of 1917, Agnes and Albert Wilson had become quite active in the progressive politics of the Pomona Grange of Healdsburg. However, once the country was directly involved in the global conflict, their focus shifted. They, along with so many other citizens of Healdsburg, jumped on the patriotic bandwagon and campaigns to sell Liberty Bonds were quickly organized.

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