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OVD, Bev-ED and other connections


A few years ago, I was looking through microfiche copies of the Everett Herald in the Everett Library. Margaret Riddle and Dave Dilgard were historians as well as keepers of the history. Neither is there any more – Margaret retired a few years ago, and Dave died recently.

I assume the microfiche are still there, and it is sometimes amazing at the information you will stumble across.

For example, did you know that the scandalous “Frisco” swimsuit had reached the East Coast during the winter of 1915-1916 during the usual Florida escape for Northerners from Northeast winters? Everyone w...

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