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  • March 6, 2019
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Mold-A-Rama

Dorri Partain Northeast News Insert your coins and watch as a unique toy is created before your eyes- the novelty of Mold-A-Rama vending machines appealed to all ages. First introduced…

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  • February 27, 2019
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ARMCO Steel promotional items

Dorri Partain Northeast News People, price and productivity make America great, according to this hefty bolt produced by ARMCO. With its weight and gold-toned finish, it makes a handy paperweight,…

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  • February 20, 2019
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President Trading Cards

Dorri Partain Northeast News Do you know your presidents? Can you tell Franklin Pierce from Benjamin Harrison? While never as popular as sports trading cards, the first set of U.S.…

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  • February 13, 2019
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Homemade Girl Scout Cookies

Dorri Partain Northeast News America’s largest cookie sale began with one Girl Scout troop in 1917. The “Mistletoe” troop of Muskegee, Oklahoma had a successful cookie sale as a service…

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  • February 6, 2019
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Chinese Checkers

Dorri Partain Northeast News Despite the name, Chinese Checkers is truly an international game. The concept of a board game where players use markers to move from one side to…

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  • January 30, 2019
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Vending machines

Dorri Partain Northeast News Vending machines made to dispense canned soda became more popular once the ring pull-tab for easy opening was patented in 1963. Prior to that development, canned…

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  • January 26, 2019
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Baby Bottle Warmer

Dorri Partain Northeast News No need to stay home when it’s time to feed the baby. Baby bottle warmers hit the road in this handy combination hot pot and bottle…

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  • January 25, 2019
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Safety Razor

Dorri Partain Northeast News When King Camp Gillette conceptualized an extremely thin, sharp blade for shaving, he wasn’t aiming for a closer or more convenient shave. As an entrepreneur, he…

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  • January 24, 2019
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The Fountain Pen

Dorri Partain Northeast News For centuries, books, documents, and letters were written with a simple quill pen that was dipped into ink. The first advancement by John Mitchell in 1822…

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  • January 22, 2019
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Bronzed Baby Shoes

Dorri Partain Northeast News Preserving baby’s first shoes was an uncommon practice until Violet Shinbach, mother of two, saw a pair of children’s shoes plated with a metal coating while…