The little treasures (Volume 30)

More photos and captions saved for (in some cases) only God knows how many years. Better late than never?

Shirley Temple lookalike

Contributor: Unknown

Date of picture: ca. 1937

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“Beaver” trivia: Who was the “block of granite” awarded a four-year athletic scholarship? Wally, Eddie, or “Lumpy”?

The Golden Age of TV Sitcoms

Zoo Lou of St. Paul: “Subject: The Evolution of Lumpy Rutherford.

“They say you can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. Unless, that is, you’re Clarence ‘Lumpy’ Rutherford, one of the main characters on the popular sitcom ‘Leave It To Beaver,’ which ran from 1957 to 1963.

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Looking backward: “The Governor treated us special. He treated us with respect. He had patience with us.”

The Permanent Fatherly/Sonsly Record

The Astronomer of Nininger: “The virus has given us more time to think about things that we might not have thought about during ‘normal’ times.

“I recently found myself recognizing and crediting my father for part of his fantastic role in raising my brother and me. It took courage and patience and love.

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