A Letter From the Editor

By Alma Fausto

Often history is tucked away on library shelves in the yellowed pages of books, newspaper clippings and in the memories of those who experienced it.

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Woman’s Club of Orange

By Alyssa Jordan

It’s difficult to imagine South Center Street without the charming Woman’s Club of Orange among the other modern buildings.

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J. C. Penney Co. and Tiddlywinks

By Hannah Fry-Langhorne

Robert Davis, 69 years old, October 21, 2016

It was a sunny afternoon in the Plaza, a quaint section of town that most kids these days know as The Circle.

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Mansur Motors and The Potting Shed

By Amber Montgomery

Saturday, September 19, 1936

As he pulled into the lot on Atchison and Chapman, Stanley Mansur pulled up his suit jacket sleeve to expose his watch—7:50 a.m.

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Watson’s Soda Fountain & Café: Part II

By Alma Fausto

August 20, 1949

Kellar Watson Jr. sat on one of the 20 new stools lining the shiny lunch counter inside the drug store. In five days a new era would begin with the Grand Re-Opening of Watson’s Super Drug Store.
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