The Things We Save

Sorting through the old boxes of the stuff we save, I inhale dust and emotions. Here are a few of interesting gems.

1960s Advertisement

Here is an advertisement for Day’s Jewelers and Appliance store from the late 1960s. Days is still running in Portland today, though they only sell jewelry now. Back then a color TV was $379.95 while a diamond ring was $150.00

1960s Movie Ads

While going through boxes of stuff that my Mom has saved over the years, I found a flyer from Pride’s Corner Drive circa 1968!

The things we save

A few years back, I was tasked with sorting through a handful of boxes containing various stuff my mother has saved over the years, and to decide what to keep, if anything, and what to dump. Like the good son that I am, I ignored this task and instead tucked the boxes away into a storage unit. Now I’m finally getting around to it, and I’ve found some neat things which I will share here in a stunning photo essay.

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