1980: Scoff No More, Zucchini Belittlers

Beth Rickers, lifestyle editor of the Daily Globe, once mentioned on her blog, Lagniappe, that her mother Dorthy absolutely adored zucchini, and sure enough, zucchini recipes keep popping up in Dorthy’s columns. This one’s from March 1980. If you like recipes, be sure to check out Beth’s blog!

1960: For Sale: Kleenex And Parakeets

Watrud’s Ben Franklin offered hand-loomed rugs, rubber play balls, Kleenex, wash clothes and parakeets for sale in 1960. One of these things is not like the other, as they say…

1945: Silverberg’s Offers Charming, Youthful Dresses