Acquisition No.: 2017-12-8
Title: Binder; "The Book of The Dead..."
Item History:

Richard Groft was a keeper of historic records related to the Bonneauville area. In this blue binder Mr. Groft recorded the names of Bonneauville and area deceased. The binder is titled; "The Book of the Dead Who Have died in the Second Half of 20th Century, in the Community of the town of Bonneauville, Adams County, Pennsylvania." The last entry to the typrwritten list was a penciled name dated 2011. Apparently Nadine groft continued to add names of a few deceased after the passing of her husband on December 27, 2003.

This binder opens with Mr. Groft's writing; " This is an Open Letter to all Who Have Died Since 1950".

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