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donated a vest/hat pin of an Indian Motor-
Harlan & Joel Olson
donated wheelwright tools and
When he was deployed in Iraq, Aaron
obtained an Iraq 250 Dinars bill (about 50 cents
) and one of
Sadam's cousins personally autographed it to him.
Aaron donated the money here for display.
gallon Texaco can of
Pelican [mineral] oil.
The can was hand
made and soldered
together. It has held
the original oil for 83
years. Speaking of
oil, if anyone has
odds and ends of oil
cans or bottles of oil
or grease lyin g
around the garage,
we can use it for the
oilers and grease cups
on some of our
equipment and stationary engines.
brought in model airplanes, engines,
props, and other related memorabilia dating back to
1934 and a 1991 Flash Gordon Coffee Table book
Dick Molenda -
Apiarian (Bee keepers) informational
posters on bees and Honey to go next to the fruit/
orchard displays in the newest building.
- Misc. tools, hardware, building sup-
plies and early boat motors. More story later.
Mike Noble -
Sound System & pretaped cds of the 50s,
-70s they've been hit in the soda fountain room.
Mrs. Otto Buchmann
- Wooden toys made by her late
husband, Otto, and Standard Oil Cans
several very unique an-
tiques. First was a 1905 Hot Point 2 way Iron. It
could be plugged in a ver y early socket or heated on
the stove as most sad irons were. She also donated a
Royal Game, Ping Pong or Ta-
ble Tennis. Ping Pong evolved, along with Badmin-
ton, from the ancient game of Tennis. The game was
developed in England in the late 1880s. The game
rights were bought by Parker Brothers and intro-
duced in 1901 to the US as Ping Pong This 1901 set
received its name from the sound the celluloid ball
made. The early paddles were paper, resembled bad-
minton racquets, and were called battledores.
Karen MacIntire Lenz -
real vintage paper dolls,
Dewey Yardstick (phone 25) Various 1950's Stud e-
baker item from her father, Jean's, Studebaker deal-
ership. He built the beautiful block and brick build-
ing on the corner of 1
str. E. and Hwy 93 where
Beacon Tire is now. More story Later
Tammi (Baer) and Jim Dvorak and children-
Jessy & Danny Dvorak -
spent a couple of days
transferring winter items into the new building with
the snowmobiles and setting them up in a great new
display. They donated several 1920-30 antique bot-
tles. This bottle is one of the
earliest known of the lemon
soda and claims to be lithian-
ated. So in those days Coca
cola had its cocaine and 7 up
had its lithian. Both were de-
veloped by pharmacists and
were claimed to be great cures.
7Up claimed it did more than
settle your stomach, it dis-
pelled han govers and took the
"ouch" out of grouch. Who
could beat that?