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Going to the Icebox

IN THE September 17 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andContributors,
andHometown History
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by David L. Norris



Today’s generations believe that the term “icebox” is interchangeable with the name “refrigerator”, after all, most refrigerators have ice makers in them, where you can get ice for your drinks or to put on your kid’s bruises. My generation was on the edge of knowing the true difference between an icebox and a refrigerator.

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Arvin’s First Community Center

IN THE August 20 ISSUE

FROM THE Contributors,
andHometown History
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by David L. Norris



Arvin’s first community center did not have a roof. As a matter of a fact, it did not have any walls either. It had trees. I am referring to the DiGiorgio Community Park. In the 1950’s, the park was many things to everyone in the community. It was a place for reunions, weddings, receptions, church gatherings, revival meetings, movies, swimming, baseball, basketball, football practice, roller-skating, Recreation Center games and of course long afternoon naps in the shade.

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