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The Chest in Grandpa’s Closet

“Found a box in Grandpa’s closet. It doesn’t completely close. It’s not a very good box”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Opened”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“High school diplomas of Grandpa, Great Grandpa, and Great Uncle. Neat, but only to my family”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“But what’s this? Those drawers come out?!”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Jack-Frickin’-Pot!”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Highlights in no particular order. The grandparents probably saved the later ones, but some are probably from Grandpa’s parent’s collection”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Moon landing – 1969”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us
Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Moon landing, plus Kennedy news”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“A princess becomes a queen – 1953”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“The death of Lincoln. Technically 1865. This is either a reprint or a reprint of a reprint. You can tell by the Extra 8:10 a.m. headline. Max age, 1880”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Psychology from 1977”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“End of WWII – 1945”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“1945”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“American bicentennial 7/4/1976”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Death of Kennedy”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“End of WWII. Bonus – this newspaper doesn’t exist any more”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“The legitimately oldest paper in the box – 1891”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“End of WWI – 1918”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Death of Roosevelt – 1919”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“End of WWI”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Eisenhower elected – 1952”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

“Death of President McKinley – 1901. Not sure why name is spelled that way”

Our Grandparents Can Sometimes Hide The Most Interesting Things From Us

 

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Jason Donner

Jason Donner devoured the universe and you are all living inside him.