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Don’t Try This at Home – Racing Dog Exercise

Times have certainly changed since this heavily retouched photo was taken on March 5, 1955 and so hopefully has racing dog exercise. Dewey Blanton of Columbus, Ohio, devised what he named his Dog – Stroller to keep his six racing dogs exercised and in shape. Blanton hooked the dogs to what he called the bumper which is…

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Sinclair Super Service in Fort Worth, Texas

S.J. Middleton’s 1953 Chevrolet 210 convertible still looked pretty new when this photo was taken, but we can’t say the same for that bathtub Nash lurking in the service bay on the far left or the Chevrolet on the other side of the pumps. This was the era of planned obsolescence, and both the older…

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Were there “Helicopter Moms” back in 1961?

This photo leads us to believe that “Helicoptor Moms” might not be a new phenomenon as we have observed fairly recently. The location of this photo, which is dated Feb. 24, 1961, is unknown. Information with it states that parents were clogging the streets, picking up their kids at school and it had been an…

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