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Stories about milk, milkman and more

 

Last updated 3/5/2015 at 6:13pm



Milk didn’t always come in plastic-coated cardboard cartons. Way back in the 1950s, it came in pint-or quart-sized glass bottles and was delivered to your door twice a week by Fred the milkman or his teenaged helper on the truck.

Fred watched the card in your front window for any change in the number or kind of milk you wanted, but he had pretty well memorized the type and number of milk products wanted by every household he served in Havre. If it was below freezing outside, Fred would put the milk inside the door. If hot in midsummer, he would put it in a shady spot outside or even go...



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