National Geographic : 1944 Dec
Furniture or Wing Tip, It's All Woodwork to Grand Rapids With a rasp, John Buskers fits an Army trainer's plywood aprons. Thousands of Grand Rapids wings have carried United States airborne forces on invasions. In 1944 the city's summer furniture market displayed wooden war materiel. Alfred T.Palmer Crisp, Noisy Celery Spreads Michigan's Fame Kalamazoo is celery headquarters. Introduced there in1856, itmet acool reception. "Poisonous weed!"exclaimed some. Apersistent grower, sending his children on a house-to-house sales campaign, finally popularized it.