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Nov. 20, 2021

Theme Song: The Last Prayer

I thought I'd do a special post about the theme song we've been listening to for the last few months. I discovered this tune when I first started researching. One of the things I did was to search "Kid Cann" and "Isadore Blumenfeld" in YouTube and …

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Nov. 15, 2021

Family pictures

This is a photo that one of my sources gave me. It's Izzy and Lillian, her sister Blanche and her husband Morris, with their friends.  

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Nov. 13, 2021

Izzy and his buddy

Here's the picture I promised you. Fergie (Izzy/Kid Cann) is on the left and my source's father is in the funky pants. The car is Fergie's.⁠⁠  

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Nov. 13, 2021

Fun book

This is the book we talked about in Episode 11. It's called "Augie's Secrets" by Neal Karlen and it's a super fun read. I've heard that much of it is untrue, but as long as you take it with a grain of salt I think you'll enjoy it. I sure did. Buy …

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Nov. 4, 2021

Family Tree

I created a family tree as best I could.  If you know of any of these as incorrect please either comment here or reach out to me and I will make a correction. I got the info from Obituaries printed in the papers. The place I made this in, l…

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Nov. 2, 2021

Stopped to see some friends

Hi all! I had to go to Edina today to renew my driver's license so I stopped to see a friend on the way home. It was really weird being there. The grave is much smaller than I thought it would be, his being pretty wealthy. I said HI to Lilli…

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Oct. 17, 2021

New Facebook Group

Hi friends! I created a new Facebook group for us to discuss the podcast and get to know each other!   www.facebook.com/groups/volsteadland/

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Sept. 12, 2021

Little Bonus Video

For those of you who are not on Social Media but who do follow us here, here's a little video snippet of the soon-to-be-released Episode 7, The Bumbling Crew Part 2. Wherein, Amy and Heather both have brain farts and can't remember the name of the m…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Join us over on Patreon

Hi Darbs! Happy September! I just wanted to make sure you all know about our Patreon page. It’s going to be the best way to keep up with what’s happening in Volsteadland. You can follow for free, and you’ll still get an email whe…

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Aug. 29, 2021

Recommended Reading and a video

If you've listened to the last few episodes, you know how heavily I relied on the book "Stopping the Presses" by Marda Liggett Woodbury. She's Walter Liggett's daughter who was present when he was murdered. I recommend reading this book to get the W…

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