Car-Top Couch

On Saturday, November 10, 1951, Dale wrote that he and Stanley tied a couch bought from Helen’s brother Louie Schaffer to the top of the car in Osceola and drove back to Muscatine, in time to watch afternoon college football on TV.  On that same day, customer-dialed long-distance telephone service began without operator assistance.  Something we all take for granted now.

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