Daily Archives: April 29, 2009

1934: The Wolff Store

Never underestimate a great work boot. You could buy these, labeled Peters Shoes, at The Wolff Store in Worthington, "Outfitters for the Family." The ad was pitched at firefighters, police officers, and mail deliverers, but I bet a lot of … Continue reading

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1959: Little Kids Risk Their Lives Needlessly

I bet it was fun. These days wouldn’t be allowed to do this in a million, billion years. And anyone who caught them would give them such an earful. Next post at noon.

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1934: Worthington National Bank, Checking Accounts

I can’t imagine not having a checking account, though these days I make most of my purchases with a check card. It’s so convenient. I would think check books were a big a improvement on cash purchasing at the time, … Continue reading

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