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Helpful Household Tips From Columnist Dorsey Connors

Helpful Household Tips From Columnist Dorsey Connors

Chicago Sun-Times Syndicated Newspaper Columnist Dorsey Connors also hosted her own television series launched in the 1950s to share helpful housekeeping hints and crafting ideas.

April 19, 2014 12:00 am
MGM Actress Esther Williams, second to the left, at Dinner Party in Gary in the 1950s

MGM Actress Esther Williams, second to the left, at Dinner Party in Gary in the 1950s

MGM Actress Esther Williams, second to the left, is shown at a dinner party in her honor at the Ellis Family home in Gary in the 1950s.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
Esther Williams Swimming Pool Marking Kit

Esther Williams Swimming Pool Marking Kit

Small fold-out diorama sales kits depicting the designs of the Esther Williams Swimming Pool line were used as marketing tolls.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Harvey's Marvin Junior of The Dells dead at age 77

OFFBEAT: Harvey's Marvin Junior of The Dells dead at age 77

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
Strongbow Inn Restaurant in Valparaiso in the 1950s

Strongbow Inn Restaurant in Valparaiso in the 1950s

A former turkey farm, Strongbow Inn, shown depicted in a 1950s postcard, has remained a favorite dining destination along U.S. 30 in Valparaiso for 75 years.

October 03, 2012 12:00 am
Hammond Bus with WJOB Advertising in the Late 1950s

Hammond Bus with WJOB Advertising in the Late 1950s

A bus in Hammond features advertising for the WJOB radio sports coverage in the Region in the late 1950s.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
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