Floridays

Floridays
12:00 am
Fri June 5, 2009

Remembering a beer-drinking bull

Beverly Tyson used to hand-feed calves sometimes, and once rescued a newborn calf that was about to roll into a drainage ditch near her pasture.

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Floridays
12:00 am
Fri May 8, 2009

Air-conditioning was a big plus for stores in the postwar years

Wodtke's Department Store was in Vero Beach.
Credit Archive Center. Indian River County Main Library

In the 1950s, Wodtke's Department Store sold lots of white gloves to women, and hats to men and women. Women also bought bathing caps. Kay Wodtke Trent tells the story. 

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Floridays
12:00 am
Thu May 7, 2009

75-year retail tradition comes to an end in downtown Vero Beach

Berggren's Hobby Shop opened its doors as a dime store during the Great Depression.

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Floridays
12:00 am
Mon May 4, 2009

Cold War: Counties planned for the worst

Typical items for a fallout shelter

Indian River County designated a site for mass burials. Roy Howard Jr. wrote the county's disaster plan.

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