My grandfather, Jack or “Papa Jack” lived to be 107, and died last August. He made the first western shirts with snaps and worked until age 107. Melissa Bloch did an interview with me then about this extraordinary person.
I just uncovered an amazing essay he wrote “In 1975 We Believe”. I have scan of it. Please contact me and I will send it to you. When I was listening to your most recent “This I believe” episode it seemed fitting that I contact you about this essay.
I had hoped he could do story corps last summer but it was not to be.
Please contact me. My info is in the next section.