Caryl Chessman was executed in 1960, and though I was not familiar with the case until I looked it up after seeing this Daily Globe editorial, it was a very big deal in its time.
Montgomery Ward advertised that its wallpaper was easy to hang in 1945. I wonder how easy it was to remove. My mother has already spent quite a bit of time scraping wallpaper off walls at our new home in order to repaint (it’ll match some new furniture we’re getting to replace our broken couches), and…
The Nobles County Times editorial board wrote a more personalized (I know, no name is attached, so not really "personal") account of its move to a new location in 1935. Note the "rational spelling" of "thorofare." I see a lot of that in the Nobles County Times. Next post at 11 a.m.