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1955

FROM the FARM: Time to gather recipes for Pillsbury Bake-Off

FROM the FARM: Time to gather recipes for Pillsbury Bake-Off

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
1955 Pillsbury Grand National Recipe Bake Off Contest Booklet

1955 Pillsbury Grand National Recipe Bake Off Contest Booklet

The 1955 Pillsbury Grand National Recipe Bake Off Contest booklet includes a winning recipe for strawberry filling "Poinsettia Cookies" created by Ellen Sharbak of Hammond.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
AL HAMNIK: 'Forgotten Hoosier' Merriweather has no time for bitterness

AL HAMNIK: 'Forgotten Hoosier' Merriweather has no time for bitterness

GARY | Willie Merriweather should be a bitter man.

November 30, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

Photos

Betsy Palmer and Joan Crawford in the 1955 Film "Queen Bee"

Betsy Palmer and Joan Crawford in the 1955 Film "Queen Bee"

Betsy Palmer and Joan Crawford in "Queen Bee"

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Liberace with Ice Skater Sonja Henie at Mocambo Nightclub in 1955

Liberace with Ice Skater Sonja Henie at Mocambo Nightclub in 1955

Liberace and Sonja Henie at the Mocambo nightclub in Hollywood in 1955.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am
'The Miracle of Marcelino'

'The Miracle of Marcelino'

'The Miracle of Marcelino' is a 1955 Spanish film which was originally distributed and promoted as 'Marcelino Pan Y Vino,' which in English translates to 'Marcelino Bread And Wine.'

April 08, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Calumet City reader looking for 'The Miracle of Marcelino'

OFFBEAT: Calumet City reader looking for 'The Miracle of Marcelino'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 08, 2012 12:00 am
The Andrews Sisters at CBS Studios Hollywood in 1955

The Andrews Sisters at CBS Studios Hollywood in 1955

LaVerne (left to right), Patty and Maxene aka The Andrews Sisters pose for a fan photo in 1955 as they leave CBS Studios in Hollywood.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am
Lee Meriwether as Miss America 1955

Lee Meriwether as Miss America 1955

Lee Meriwether was Miss America 1955.

January 16, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Lee Meriwether still working and happy with her TV history

OFFBEAT: Lee Meriwether still working and happy with her TV history

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 16, 2012 12:00 am
Cousin Ronny with Bo-Bo the Lamb

Cousin Ronny with Bo-Bo the Lamb

Bo-Bo, Grandma Mary Potempa's pet lamb, shown here June 14, 1955, with a bow-tied bell around its neck, enjoyed feeding time with a bottle held by Cousin Ronny.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am
Halloween 1955 Memory in Hammond, Ind.

Halloween 1955 Memory in Hammond, Ind.

This Nov. 1, 1955, newspaper clipping photo from The Hammond Times features the photo caption: "Trick or Treat--Carrying large bags and sacks for their loot, three youngsters receive goodies from Mrs. Joseph Klish of Hammond.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am
Halloween Reunion in Hammond 2011

Halloween Reunion in Hammond 2011

Larry Rapchak of Whiting joined Beverly Kush Mains (right) of Hindsdale, Ill., revisiting the familiar Hammond front porch of Mrs. Joseph Klish (middle), the same front door photo op snapped by The Hammond Times, capturing the duo when they were kids in 1955 trick or treating on Halloween night.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Hammond Halloween memory prompts five-decade reunion

OFFBEAT: Hammond Halloween memory prompts five-decade reunion

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Pickup patriotism

Pickup patriotism

A scene portraying an atomic bomb being dropped on Japan during World War II graces one of the sidewalls of the bed of Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Eastman's restored 1955 Cheverolet pickup.

August 19, 2011 4:25 pm
Griffith man shows patriotism through pickup truck

Griffith man shows patriotism through pickup truck

Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Eastman sits on the tailgate of his custom painted 1955 Chevrolet truck at his home in Griffith. Eastman, who has served in the National Guard for nearly 25 years, wanted to pay tribute to other veterans.

August 19, 2011 4:20 pm
Pickup patriotism

Pickup patriotism

A hand grenade tops the shifter on Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Eastman's 1955 Chevrolet truck at his home in Griffith.

August 19, 2011 4:20 pm
Griffith man shows patriotism through pickup truck

Griffith man shows patriotism through pickup truck

The tailgate of Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Eastman's restored 1955 Chevrolet pickup reads POW MIA. The guardsman's license plate says SARGE1.

August 19, 2011 4:20 pm
Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was a featured speaker in 1955 during the early years of the Sinai Forum lecture series, which brings famed names to Northwest Indiana for audience interaction.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am
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