“In Pennsylvania, two convenience chains stir tribal loyalties, a commitment as deep as bonds with the Philadelphia Phillies or Pittsburgh Pirates. 200 more words
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Sept. 14, 1955: Motorcycle messenger Frank Stone uses a gas mask to make deliveries during smog attack.
Los Angeles’ smoggiest day occurred on Sept. 13, 1955, when ozone levels reached 0.85 parts per million in downtown Los Angeles and 0.90 ppm in Vernon. 330 more words
June 2, 1968: Earl Darnall puts a picture on the cylinder of a radiophoto machine as Ellis Wampler prepares to talk to a crew in Antarctica as part of a project to send servicemen photos of their families during the long winter when mail cannot be delivered. 419 more words