Peek at the Past

Published 9:30 am Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Here are highlights in history for Aug. 4, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1985 — The Project of the Week was a cabinet that could be used to display guns or curios. The plans cost $3.95 and could be obtained from an address in Van Nuys, Calif.

1975 — One the events at the Freeborn County Fair was based on a horse rider carrying an egg on a spoon over a marked course. The object was to not lose the spoon or break the egg.

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1965 — This was the 50th anniversary of the Naeve Hospital School of Nursing. The school graduated 12 seniors on this anniversary.