THAT REMINDS ME WITH MARILYN HAGERTY: From Green Stamps to ballistic missiles in 1961Saving stamps from the supermarkets was a way for many people to get Christmas presents for others. Gold Bond stamps were offered in a full-page ad from Miller’s Super Fair. Red Owl’s ad offered a coupon for 100 Three Star Stamps. Piggly Wiggly said, “We give S&H Green Stamps.” Grandmothers who came visiting during the holiday season often were assigned to pasting stamps in little books.
By: Marilyn Hagerty, Grand Forks Herald