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    22 Cool Old Things People Have Randomly Stumbled Upon

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    1. This slightly presumptive historical newspaper:

    My grandma saved a newspaper declaring the end of World War I from Nov 7, 1918, four days BEFORE the war ended. from mildlyinteresting

    2. These old immigration forms that are straight out of a Cards Against Humanity bonus deck:

    My grandmother’s immigration forms from the 1950s look just like Cards Against Humanity from mildlyinteresting


    Found a movie ticket for Forrest Gump in the pocket of a shirt I bought at the thrift store from mildlyinteresting

    4. These doodles circa 1878:

    Doodles in 1878, by my great great grandfather. from mildlyinteresting

    5. This note found from the '90s!!!!!!

    Husband received a letter he wrote to himself in 1998 from mildlyinteresting

    6. This ol' beam dated the same day as the battle of Bunker Hill!!!!!!

    Architect friends found this beam in an old house in Massachusetts, the date is the battle of Bunker Hill from mildlyinteresting

    7. This $7.50 X-ray bill *screams in American healthcare*:

    My Great Grandma's medical bill from 1950 from mildlyinteresting

    8. These Crayola crayons, but make them ✨110 years old✨:

    Found these 110(?) year old Crayolas in the back of a family secretary desk. The pack still has the crayons. from mildlyinteresting

    9. Did someone say...VICTORIAN CAST IRON FIREPLACE?!?!?!?!?!?!

    A wall was removed in a Victorian house we are working at which revealed an old cast iron fireplace from mildlyinteresting

    10. This social security card belonging to someone's great grandpa:

    My Great-Grandfather's social security card was made out of metal, not paper from mildlyinteresting

    11. This vintage cocaine, aka "small fluffy crystals" 😌:

    This very old bottle of cocaine we found in my pharmacy. from mildlyinteresting

    12. These two vacuums, with the only difference being, like...100 years:

    My mom has two vacuum’s from the same company with nearly a 100 year age difference. from mildlyinteresting

    13. This working 1950s wall-mounted fridge that I didn't know was a thing...?

    Still operational, origional 1957 wall mount refrigerator from mildlyinteresting

    14. This homage to the wallpaper of yesteryear:

    This hole in the wall showing the original wallpaper from 1885 from mildlyinteresting

    15. This vintage Thirst Quencher™!!!!!!!!!!

    I work for the railway and found this Gatorade carton in near mint condition in a tunnel. Date on the top says June 16, 1988. from mildlyinteresting

    16. These Soviet Union ciggies:

    My mom went to the USSR in 1985 and still has a Soviet pack of cigarettes. from mildlyinteresting

    17. This glam Pledge of Allegiance fan:

    Old folding fan without "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance from mildlyinteresting

    18. This "MP3 player" that my Gen Z cusp ass wouldn't know what to do with!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Found my old, still working MP3 player with more than 3000 songs of my late teenage years from mildlyinteresting

    19. These failed presidential bumper stickers that simply demand to be honked at:

    Someone had all the failed presidential candidates bumperstickers on their car from mildlyinteresting

    20. This vintage textbook that doubles as firewood:

    Geometry textbook from 1927: "In case of fire, throw this in" from mildlyinteresting

    21. This old Sprite that has spent the last 30 years in a mall ceiling:

    This Sprite can I found in the ceiling of an old mall. from mildlyinteresting

    22. This creepy yet impossibly sweet Parent Trap moment:

    This picture of my parents never actually happened, but two separate photos that fit perfectly together from mildlyinteresting

    H/T r/mildlyinteresting

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