Lawrence Welk – Musician and Showman!

One of America’s best known entertainment personalities was the son of a North Dakota farmer. In a time of innocence and naiveté, but also when guile and deceit were not unknown, Lawrence Welk showed his contemporaries how the American Dream was supposed to work. Hard work pays; so does decency and honesty. Duane Stabler tells us how a musician became a showman.

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Two DelMarVa Sketch Artists and Their Postcards

Each generation has its own sketch artists who use pencils, charcoals, pastels, chalks, and crayons to render hometown scenes, rural vistas, and family events in sketchbooks that are cherished by a cadre of descendants. This article by Bill Burton, Postcard History’s publisher, highlights two such practitioners of pencil art who lived and worked in a special part of the country – the DelMarVa peninsula. Keep watch in Postcard History’s “In A Few Words” section; you will soon discover a new series highlighting postcards featuring sketch art from across America.

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