1959: Three Windom Boys On Bikes Hit By Car

An accident on Highway 60 in Cottonwood County resulted in the injury of three Windom kids riding bikes in July 1959, when a doctor from Mountain Lake ran into them.

1944: The Way To A Man’s Heart Is The Sight Of You Wearing A Pretty Apron

The way to a man’s heart is the sight of you wearing a pretty apron, states this 1944 advertisement from Wolff’s in Worthington. Times have changed. I do like a nice pretty apron, though. It makes you feel girly, has the utility of a pocket and also, prevents you from getting completely covered with flour,…
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1934: Look Up, Find A Fridge At Rickbeil’s

The women in this Norge refrigerator ad from 1934 are looking at each other and conversing, but it still looks a little weird, doesn’t it? Apparently the Norge was the most beautiful fridge ever. Next post at 9 a.m.

1959: Hercules At The State Theater

Hercules, starring Steve Reeves, was playing at the State in July 1959. As you may be able to tell from all the rippling  muscles in the ad, Reeves was a Mr. Universe and a very famous bodybuilder.

1944: Drink Me, States Milk Mascot

A rare Benson & Sorensen Dairy ad I don’t like (most of them are awesome) from 1944, featuring a creepy quisling bottle of milk telling you to drink its own kind. Not nearly as eerie as the pig mascot cheerfully slicing itself up, or some of these others on Flickr, but still. Next post at…
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