Lawrence Welk was born in 1903 in Strasburg, North Dakota. His TV show started on a local L.A. station in 1951 and ended on PBS in 1982. After that, reruns continued to be shown on PBS hosted by Welk and after his death in 1992, by former cast members.
A parent’s love can sometimes be expressed by saving old issues of the Grey City Journal.
These days it is difficult to find shops that repair vacuum cleaners, but Repair Cafes have opened around the world to rebuild a culture of conservation.
The University of Chicago’s Regenstein Library was constructed on the former location of Stagg Field in 1970.