Monthly Archives: September 2010

1939: After the War What?

What would happen after the war, the Daily Globe asked in 1939, when it was still just beginning.

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1960: Westbrook Short on Water

Westbrook was short on water in 1960.

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1939: Dog Days for Duke

I don’t know that we could run this in the paper anymore, because people would probably call us and complain. When I was teeny-tiny I used to try to ride my grandparents’ cheerful, friendly and extremely patient dog, Thurman. Thurman, … Continue reading

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1960: Grandmother Saves Three-Year-Old

A three-year-old Westbrook boy fell into a cesspool in 1960, and his grandmother saved him. I’m really hoping he didn’t remember the experience.

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1985: First State Bank of Rushmore Helps the Little Guy

Another fantastic 1985 advertisement from the First State Bank of Rushmore, this one featuring a tiny kid trying to drink from a fountain. I really like this ad series, and I hope it worked.

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1960: Ambassador to Crailsheim Visits the Alps

John Blair visited the Austrian Alps in 1960 during his ambassadorship to Crailsheim, Germany. Is it me or is he wearing lederhosen?

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1985: Fashion the Hutt?

No, a Hutt was not modeling for the Chateau in Windom in 1985. In the mid-80s, we liked gigantic, boxy silhouettes. We thought they were cool.

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1960: Absolutely No Dancing

Absolutely no dancing was permitted at the Rocket Roller Rink on Oxford Street in Worthington in 1960. But they did give you a free Royal Crown Cola.

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1985: WHS Homecoming King and Queen

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1960: Do You Watch the Satelloon?

The Daily Globe wanted to know if people watched the satelloon in 1960.

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