Beer To the Right of Them, Beer To The Left

Mailed from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Mrs. George R. Fitzgerald of Chicago, Illinois on December 30, 1911: Milw. Wis 12/30/11 Dear Geo, I’ll aim to write letter tomorrow to 2021. Am doing well. Planted a bet here at the University O.K. & got the cash in pocket after big debate. Excitement time. Good that I actuallyContinue reading “Beer To the Right of Them, Beer To The Left”

Hunt’s Matchbook Recipes: Volume 1

I recently obtained more than 100 Hunt’s Tomato Sauce recipe matchbooks from 1957-1963. I thought it’d be fun to share the images and the recipes over a series of posts. I haven’t had the audacity to try any of these recipes, but if/when I do I will post the results WESTERN CHUCK SUPREME (1963) 3Continue reading “Hunt’s Matchbook Recipes: Volume 1”

Eddy West “Quick With Colts”

This is a QSL/business card for a man named Eddy West, a fancy gun handling, trick shooter. His nickname was apparently “Quick With Colts.” I cannot find much about him or his announcer Whittie Smith but not from lack of trying. He must have not been a major star in the Rochester area. If youContinue reading “Eddy West “Quick With Colts””

Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant – Bardstown, Kentucky

The following article, written and photographed by Lee Heiman, appeared in the Courier-Journal on October 16, 1960: Keeping Up with the Joneses, a difficult matter anywhere or anytime, is particularly nerve-wracking at a certain restaurant on U.S. 62 at the west edge of Bardstown. This isn’t because of high prices but because of the largeContinue reading “Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant – Bardstown, Kentucky”

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