As the war clouds grew darker, Kenyon College pushed ahead with raising money to donate an ambulance for service in France.

The Daily Banner reported on March 18 that “Through the liberality of Edward C. Wright of Newark, a graduate of William College but a man who has always manifested the keenest interest in the affairs of Kenyon College, the institution will place an ambulance in France, to be designated officially as ‘The Kenyon College Ambulance’ as quickly as the same can be obtained and transported.

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