Monthly Archives: February 2011

1986: Use Your Imagination

I wasn’t much on the outdoors when I was a kid, and didn’t have any outdoor chores like those featured in this 1986 Bob Artley comic, but I did pretend I was a knight. I also pretended I was a … Continue reading

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1961: Trojan Wrestlers Top Conference Mat Meet

Trojan wrestlers did well in 1961.

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1940: Area Farm Youth Dies In Corn Bin

Jerry Bueltel died tragically in 1940.

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1986: When William Taft Visited Worthington

Former President William Taft once visited Worthington, as this 1986 Ray Crippen article describes. Fascinating!

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1961: Worthington High School Debate Team

These are Worthington’s great debaters of 1961, who were apparently quite successful.

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1940: Feds to Investigate TB Status

Tuberculosis was being investigated in this area in 1940.

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1986: Words on Words

Here’s a fun, funny column called “Words on Words” from 1986. This one happens to explain the difference between “horde” and “hoard,” which I’m sorry to say I got confused myself fairly often as few as 5 years ago.

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1940: Hot Girl and Oil?

Now here’s a weird advertising juxtaposition from 1940: a beautiful girl and motor oil.

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1940: We Too Are Aggressors

This 1940 editorial quoted another source and took America to task for sending raw materials for munitions and supplies to Japan. Edit: “Raw materials” was initially left out of the post. Sorry about that.

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1986: The Space Shuttle Program Is Dangerous

Thom Schrantz criticized the shuttle program in 1986, following the Challenger tragedy.

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