Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:04am
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Erma Griffin was heading up the corps of instructors who would teach Everett and Mukilteo youngsters how to swim during The Herald-Red Cross Learn to Swim classes at Silver Lake July 9 through Aug. 3. Working with her were Ann Bergstrom, Sue Donovan and Paula Irvin. All were accredited Red Cross Water Safety instructors.

The Flying Saucer Club was to meet tomorrow in the Everett Public Library auditorium. John C. Ross would report on the disc-shaped objects photographed by the X-15 40 miles above the earth and Frank Edwards would report on unidentified flying objects seen from New York to Reno.

25 years ago (1987)

Tom Bruhus, president of the Hewlett-Packard Radio Club, and other H-P organization members were competing in the American Radio Relay League’s annual field day, a 27-hour competition ending this morning in which operators set up their equipment and attempted to contact as many fellow operators as possible.

A furnished model by Camelot Homes &Wm. Sherman &Co. on Dumas Lane was open to the public. Prices on their “show street” ranged from $108,950 to $119,950. There was also $3,500 in financing assistance.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.

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