A Lost Purse From 1956 Was Discovered Inside An Ohio High School With Its Contents Perfectly Preserved
Do you ever wonder what life in Ohio was like in the 1950s? If you were around, you probably remember the simplicity of life, the high school football games, cursive writing courses and many other past times that tend to get overshadowed in today’s fast paced society and seemingly endless options for entertainment.
Last week, an Ohio school shared an interesting story that incited nostalgia and fond memories all across the state. Custodial staff a North Canton Middle School fond a lost purse from 1956, perfectly preserved. The Facebook post shared by the school district has since received more than 45,000 interactions and more than 55,000 shares.
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What do you think about this recovered time capsule? What memories do you have of life in Ohio in the 1950s? Share your thoughts and stories with us!
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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