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Frog Jumping Tournament of Calaveras County

1950

Frog Jumping Tournament of Calaveras County

Frog Jumping Tournament of Calaveras County

Celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, later celebrated in Mark Twain’s famous story, the International Frog Jump gets underway at Angels Camp, California. The croakers bare such distinguished names as Winnie and Clem from England, a Canadian jumper, Thames River Tom, fed on vitamins made from genuine Canadian maple […]

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The Star Spangled Banner III

1970's

The Star Spangled Banner III

The Star Spangled Banner – 1970’s

This rendition of America’s National Anthem is performed by the 2nd Armored Division Band based in Fort Hood, Texas. Also known as the “Hell on Wheels Band,” they were originally part of Colonel George S. Patton’s tank command during World War II. When not performing The Star Spangled Banner, the 2nd Armored Division Band were […]

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Lunchroom Manners

1960

Lunchroom Manners

Lunchroom Manners - 1960

The puppet Mr. Bungle was the influence for the the name of #FaithNoMore’s #MikePatton’s band #MrBungle. According to Wikipedia, “The band was founded in Eureka, California during 1985 while the members were still in high school, and was named after a 1960s children’s educational film.” Lunchroom Manners from 1960 is that educational film.

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Your Fight Against Fear

1950's

Your Fight Against Fear

Filmstrip: Your Fight Against Fear - 1950s

Your Fight Against Fear To fear is natural.  Some fears protect us; some fears harm us. No matter how hard we try, we do nots seem to be able to drive some fears away. Fears persist every time we face new situations or challenges. Puppies respond by hiding when they are threatened. What are some […]

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Subliminal Hamburgers

1960's

Subliminal Hamburgers

Drive-In: Subliminal Hamburgers - 1960s

Drive-In: Subliminal Hamburgers – 1960s You see what I see? I see a beautiful hamburger. I bet it’s a clue. Yeah, I bet. We better memorize it. I don’t think we’ll have to memorize. The hamburger is winning. Boy! My mouth’s watering. Let’s go!

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