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A POSTCARD OF PORTLAND ~ 1924

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HEALTH CHARITY FORMED ON THIS DATE IN 1938

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The MARCH OF DIMES campaign to fight polio was founded by President
Franklin D. Roosevelt. He had contracted polio himself at the age of 39.

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President Roosevelt and Basil O’Conner, organizer of the MARCH OF
DIMES campaign, count dimes at the White House. 

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                                    Poster from the 1950’s  

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                The silver Roosevelt dime first issued in 1946

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TV SHOW INSPIRED BY I LOVE LUCY

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My Little Margie premiered on CBS as a summer sitcom replacement   
for I love Lucy in 1952, sponsored by Philip Morris cigarettes.The show
alternated TV networks between CBS and NBC until the final episode 
aired in 1955.

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My Little Margie starred Gale Storm (left) as Margie Albright
and former silent film star Charles Farrell ( right) played her
father Vern Albright.

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VINTAGE WHIRLPOOL AD

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VICTORIA PRINCIPAL TURNED 61 TODAY

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Victoria Principal with co-star Patrick Duffy in the CBS
drama series Dallas. The show ran from 1978 to 1987.

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