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Found, Then Lost

Found, Then Lost

In the 1960s, “Stack-Sack” construction was a new way of building walls made by filling burlap sacks with concrete, stacking them on steel rods, and then coating the exterior with cement. . . .

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For the Fans

For the Fans

A couple years ago I went to my first-ever minor league professional baseball game. It began a love affair that I thought might wane, but it has not. I went to my first major league game . . .

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Paul’s Blue Ox

Paul’s Blue Ox

When cataloging an artifact, many aspects of it can be extremely helpful in determining how it was used, where it came from, and the date range of manufacture and/or use. . . .

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Telling Ed’s Story

Telling Ed’s Story

There is a saying, “all good things must come to an end.” Soon, our “Instruments of Faith” exhibit on the life and work of folk instrument maker Ed Stilley will close. For me . . .

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