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Monthly Archives: May 2011
Now we take it for granted that we can bring our cellphones everywhere, but in 1961, putting a phone in your bedroom was indeed a great convenience.
This 1940 Philgas ad inexplicably emphasizes the cigarette, which I don’t really understand. Don’t cigarettes + gas = boom?
Pipestone was concerned about summer tourism prospects in 1986.
Kathy Kellen, Ardis Groninga, Nancy Larson, June Anderson, Marilyn Aielts and Lila Smith were great spellers in 1961.
The lovely young ladies of the Theta Rho Girls’ Club in 1940.
It’s a little strange to see Boris Yeltsin referenced as a Communist Party Chief in the wake of the Chernobyl tragedy in 1986..
Ahlf Drug Store, a Walgreen Agency, invited men to judge for themselves the North Woods lotion.
Republicans were going to meet in 1940.
A weird editorial about capitalism, Marxism and fire, from 1961.
The Daily Globe admitted it was totally wrong about publicizing the space race in 1961. I think that was pretty classy!