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  • Remember This? Hazelle Puppets

    December 9th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Once upon a time, children’s toy boxes contained charming puppets made right here in Kansas City, and […]


    Remember This? Rubber toys

    December 2nd, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor The development of children’s toys followed the development of new vehicles. Once the gas-powered farm tractor was […]


    Remember This? Paper decorations

    November 25th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Gobble, gobble! Make room on your Thanksgiving dinner table for this turkey decoration, then just fold it […]


    Remember This? The Rival Crock-pot

    November 18th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Cooks were able to take their daily cooking tasks “out of the Space Age and into the […]


    Remember This: Coffee Flavored Candy

    November 11th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor If there’s still candy rustling in the bottom of the trick-or-treat bag, the remainder may be better […]


    Remember This? Bazooka Bubble Gum

    October 28th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor What type of goodies will you find in your trick-or-treat bag? Among your candy favorites, you’ll likely […]


    Remember This? Candy Cigarettes

    October 21st, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor What type of sweets will you find in your trick-or-treat bag? Candies that were once popular may […]


    Remember This? Peanut Butter Kisses

    October 14th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor What type of sweets will you get in your trick-or-treat bag? Once you’ve gobbled your favorites, there […]


  • Remember This? Circus Peanuts

    October 7th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor What type of sweets will you get in your trick-or-treat bag? Once you’ve gobbled your favorites, there […]


    Remember This? Rulers

    September 30th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Ruler fight? Touché! Many school supplies inside the grade school desk provided options for the creative-minded student. […]


    Remember This? Protractor & Compass

    September 23rd, 2020
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    Cool tools for school, useful for math class and art class too. The protractor was first used by mariners to […]


    Remember This? Art supplies

    September 16th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor When the “father of the American Christmas card” needed art supplies for his young daughter, he started […]


    REMEMBER THIS? School boxes

    September 9th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Can you fit all your school supplies inside a cigar box? Elementary school students in the 1960’s […]


    Remember This? Driver’s Education Text Books

    September 2nd, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Teenagers, would you like to study a 438-page textbook before you obtained your driver’s license? This high […]


    Remember This? Commemorative Stamps

    August 26th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor The 100th Anniversary of professional baseball was commemorated with this six cent stamp issued in 1969. In […]


    Remember this? Darts

    August 19th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Play baseball indoors, in any weather, with this special-designed dartboard. Added to the reverse of a standard […]


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