September 28, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON When Clyde Hoffman started his job as a vehicle inspector with the Minnesota State Patrol, carbon paper was a valuable commodity because all the reports had to be submitted in triplicate.
“Good carbon paper was like gold,” he recalled with a laugh. “We actually had supplies hidden. Then we sent to self-carbonization what an upgrade! and then gradually into computers.”