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Check It Out! Contents of Time Capsule Revealed

Everything placed in acid-free folder and soon archival scans, photographs will also be taken



    Check It Out! Contents of Time Capsule Revealed

    A time capsule dating to 1901 removed from the head of lion statue that has long stood guard over the Old State House in Boston, Massachusetts, contained letters, photographs, newspaper clippings and the book "Foreign Relations of the United States, 1886."

    The Bostonian Society, which oversees the historic building, released an inventory of the items Wednesday, less than a week after the shoebox-sized capsule was opened but its contents not immediately removed.

    The red hardcover book had been a mystery when it was revealed because it did not have a visible title.

    Bostonian Society archivist Elizabeth Roscio said the contents were in remarkably good overall condition.

    Also tightly packed into the box were business cards of top elected and appointed officials, and William McKinley-Theodore Roosevelt presidential campaign button from 1900.

    Check out the contents HERE.

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