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The Things I Find

Every day holds the possibility of something exciting happening. This is true of life in general, but also in my never-ending search for unique ephemera, home movies, and paper items. The discovery is exciting and items come to me through any number of ways.

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W. Lee O'Daniel Hillbilly Boys Photo

Governor W. Lee O’Daniel Gubernatorial Race Announcement 1938

W. Lee O’Daniel was born in Ohio in 1890, moved to Kansas and later began selling flour in Texas. Eventually, he knew his gift to gab was a great asset and he started a radio show and gained fame with the catchphrase “Please Pass the Biscuits Pappy” as seen on the band photograph that was sent with the letter.

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