Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 21, 1976 · Page 10
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 10

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Wednesday, April 21, 1976
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You can't sell something you've been given, so we'd just make room for it,",he says. Whitmore is partial to Studebakers, which he's been t...«*M..M...*.«..»..l....lf •••*•*•••*••'•••'••" Times Herald, Carroll, la. W«dne<day, April 21, 1976 m I gathering since the line went out of production in 1961. He and his oldest son, Jack, have a model made every year after 1947 but still suffer "a few gaps'' from 1923 to 1947. They even collected an old school bus, which is loaned once a year to the local high school students for their "senior sneak." Meanwhile, as the autos accumulated in the yard, Ada . Ruth Whitmore was filling the house, preserving the history of the prosperous dryland wheat farming area that was first settled early in the 1900s. The collection includes rolltop desks, marble-topped dressers, clocks and an entire room filled with stained-glass windows. "We had to do something," she said. "We'had all those rooms upstairs filled with stuff and four kids sleeping in one room." 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