Monthly Archives: November 2010

1985: Women’s Role in Society

I take my equality with men for granted. These women (all three) were at the front lines in 1985, back when it wasn’t so very easy to defend your choices, or to compete with men, or even to make the … Continue reading

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1960: Olson Named Girl of the Month

Suellen Olson was named Girl of the Month by Kay Greenfield, president of the Worthington Business and Professional Women’s club in November 1960. It was really cool that we had a Worthington Business and Professional Women’s club in 1960.

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1939: Worst Wake-Up Call Ever

I know, I have a weird fascination for “The Gift Wife.” I’ll stop, I promise. There’s plenty to flinch over in this tiny excerpt, though, from the image of the black servant that seems to be taken straight of out … Continue reading

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1985: The Role of Women

I find the differences in expressions of the women in this 1985 article to be kind of interesting. The article, discussing the role of women, will be up tomorrow.

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1960: Man Buried in Ditch Cave-In

Ted Holm had a near-death experience in a 1960 ditch cave-in.

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1939: Ask Flags Displayed on Streets Saturday

“Ask Flags Displayed on Streets Saturday” was a normal headline back in 1939, when verbs and subjects frequently got a bit confused and sometimes swapped places. In this case, the subject of the sentence apparently got bored and went home. … Continue reading

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1985: Operating Room Nurses

I can definitely testify to the last part of the article. My mother is not an operating room nurse, but she is a registered nurse, and she was always absolutely splendid whenever I hurt myself, calmly explaining everything she was … Continue reading

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1960: The Ballers of Edgerton

The 1960 Flying Dutchmen in all their awesomeness! (No, that is not sarcasm.)

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1871, 1939: Democratic Vote Nearly Caused Riot

Politics is ever with us.

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1985: Child Faces Recovery After Transplant

Tiny Seth Beckman had a liver transplant in 1985.

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