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This Day in Norwood History-January 14, 1944-Paul J. Polovitch Joins The Navy

Paul J. Polovitch, the seventeen-year-old son of Mr. and. Mrs. Peter Polovitch of 27 Olah Avenue, Norwood, was sworn into the Navy today at the Boston Navy Recruiting Station by Lieut. Jacob M. Gibson, officer in charge of Navy Recruiting and Induction for the Greater Boston District.

When he completes his indoctrination, he will have an opportunity of attending one of the more than 60 Navy Trade Schools. The trade he learns will not only be beneficial to him in the Navy but will assure him of a good-paying job when victory is won and he returns to civilian life.

This Day In Norwood History-February 5, 1943-Hospital Handles More Cases in 1942

This Day In Norwood History-February 5, 1943-Hospital Handles More Cases in 1942

44% Of Patients Prove To Be Norwood Residents Topping all previous years in the number of cases handled, the total of 4066 individuals who were treated at the Norwood Hospital…

The Tanneyhill & Diggs Families of Norwood

The Tanneyhill & Diggs Families of Norwood

Two Influential African-American Families in Norwood This story begins in the aftermath of the U. S. Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation. Two Black families move to Norwood.Using photos donated…

This Day In Norwood History-February 4, 1941-Federal Auxiliary Airport in Norwood Asked in Proposal to State Legislature

This Day In Norwood History-February 4, 1941-Federal Auxiliary Airport in Norwood Asked in Proposal to State Legislature

While the legislative committee on military affairs remained deadlocked over the site for a new state-operated East Boston Airport auxiliary landing field, Senator Mason Sears of Dedham yesterday gained suspension…

This Day in Norwood History-February 3, 1948-Count Von Rumford Branded Spy By Historical Society Speaker

This Day in Norwood History-February 3, 1948-Count Von Rumford Branded Spy By Historical Society Speaker

Painting of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford by Thomas Gainsborough 1783 A letter written in a nut-bark fluid to General Thomas Gage, British leader in the American Revolution, has recently been discovered and…

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