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Go West With Buffalo Bill and the Wild West Shows!

Hello everyone! Well, I’ve been at camp, so I haven’t been able to post too regularly this week, but ran across a facinating topic on Buffalo Bill tonight and thought you might be interested. (1) Like that picture?  When someone says “The West”, that is what I picture in my mind.  William Frederick Cody, aka: … Continue reading »

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“Toy Surprise Inside” or hand me some of that….

Cracker Jack!!! I visited COSI yesterday and came across a stunning exhibit on the snack (candy?) that we’ve all known about, but perhaps have not tried in a long time. That is Cracker Jack! (1) First seen at the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893, Cracker Jack is one of those treats that has stood … Continue reading »

Categories: 1900's, 1910+, 1930's, 1940's, 1950's, 1970's, American History, Foods in American history, Popular Culture, Retro | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment