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Monthly Archives: February 2011
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
Trojan wrestlers did well in 1961.
Jerry Bueltel died tragically in 1940.
Former President William Taft once visited Worthington, as this 1986 Ray Crippen article describes. Fascinating!
These are Worthington’s great debaters of 1961, who were apparently quite successful.
Tuberculosis was being investigated in this area in 1940.
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.
Now here’s a weird advertising juxtaposition from 1940: a beautiful girl and motor oil.
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.
Thom Schrantz criticized the shuttle program in 1986, following the Challenger tragedy.