CORE in the News: School demolition unearths purse lost mid 1950s

02.08.19  |   Schererville, Indiana

JEFFERSONVILLE — Demolition of part of the former Jeffersonville High School building downtown has unearthed a sort of time capsule of mid-1950’s history, and Greater Clark County Schools leaders are searching for its owner.

Prior to demolition, workers from HCL Construction, contracted by project lead CORE Construction, were removing cabinets from one of the classrooms when they found a small black handbag they believe belonged to a student who attended the school in 1954. Identification cards within link the bag to Martha Ina Ingham, who was a senior in 1955, and GCCS has put a call out on Facebook to locate her or family members.

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