• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

US: Purse, which was lost in school in 1950s, to be returned to owner, now 82


Washington, Feb 14: It's like one of those stories right from the time machine. An 82-year-old woman in Jeffersonville, Indiana, US, had lost her purse containing a prom invitation, photographs and other items more than six decades ago when she was in her 20s and it was recovered just recently.

US: Purse, which was lost in school in 1950s, to be returned to owner, now 82

Martha Everett's black-stitched possession was found by the workers while demolishing part of the old Jeffersonville High School where the woman was a senior student in 1955. The bag lied behind the science classroom cabinets, AFP reported.

Feels good: When a challenged man changed flat tyre of former US state secretary Colin Powell's car

Erin Bojorquez, spokesperson of Greater Clark County Schools, said the elderly woman could be tracked through social media after one of her relatives saw a post about the purse on Facebook.

As per reports in The News and Tribune, the lost-and-found wallet had a wallet, an invitation letter, lipstick, photographs, among others inside.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more