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  • Remember This? Sacagawea dollar coins

    March 31st, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Nearly two centuries following the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, their young Native American guide […]


    Remember This? The Unsinkable Molly Brown

    March 17th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor The interesting life of Missouri native Margaret Tobin Brown has been presented in two acts on stages […]


    Remember This? Patty Duke

    March 10th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor In movies and on television, America watched Anna Marie “Patty” Duke grow up. Born in 1946, she […]


    Remember This? Little LuLu Moppet

    March 3rd, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor She may be little, but she hasn’t aged a bit while providing laughs to generations. “Little Lulu” […]


    Remember This? Gates Ol’ Kentuck Barbecue

    February 24th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Countless barbeque restaurants dot the neighborhoods in and around Kansas City today, but during the early years […]


    Remember This? Ragtime two-step

    February 17th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor More than 70 years after its composition, a Ragtime two step became a chart-topping recording. “The Entertainer” […]


    Remember This? I AM LOVED pin-back buttons

    February 10th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor It’s a small item with a big message that’s been translated into multiple languages and sent to […]


    Remember This? The electric coffee percolator

    February 3rd, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Need coffee for a crowd? Perk up your party with a Party Percolator that brews dozens of […]


  • Remember This? Gremlins Cereal

    January 27th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Do you have any Gremlins in your kitchen cupboard? From the shoebox to the cereal box, this […]


    Remember this? Bathroom radios

    January 20th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor It’s a radio – it’s a toilet paper holder – it’s both! Combining two practical items into […]


    Remember this? Trading stamps

    January 13th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Lick ’em, stick ’em, save ’em and trade ’em for quality merchandise – it was like getting […]


    Remember This: Desk calendars

    January 6th, 2021
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Though the style may change, perpetual calendars never go completely out-of-date. Often designed for desk-top display, early […]


    Remember this? Structo Trucks

    December 30th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Sturdy trucks for rough and tumble boys – and maybe girls too, when brother wasn’t around – […]


    Remember This? Raggedy Ann and Andy

    December 23rd, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Out of the attic and into our hearts, Raggedy Ann and her brother Andy have been having […]


    Remember This? Shape-O

    December 16th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor The sales ladies that displayed plasticwares to homemakers during in-home parties had a new product to share […]


    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 […]


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