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1970s VHS Nostalgia

I have been going through some of my old VHS tapes, which I burned to DVDs. Who remembers this ad campaign from 1979? About these ads

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San Xavier: The Mystery of the Mission’s Missing Lions

In 1982, two hand-carved wooden lions dating from 1797 vanished from the chancel at Mission San Xavier del Bac. In 1988, the reproductions shown above made by brothers Hector and Jorge Ortega were installed and fastened down to prevent theft. … Continue reading

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