Buy Back Ron's old Momento

See that young man in the photo, that’s our dad. 

In August of 1972 some 45 years ago he attended his first Republican National Convention. While there he took the first item he ever got autographs on, a red Young Voters Press kit folder. He had it signed by many important people: President Nixon, and soon to be presidents: Reagan, Ford, and Bush along with many other notable political figures who were just getting their start. This picture appeared on the front page of the Miami News. 

In 1977, 5 years later, our parents had their first child. With all the expenses that come with starting a family our father went to San Francisco and sold this autographed folder to buy a crib. 

By more than just a miracle, we found the same old red young voter press kit. His signature is in the upper right-hand corner. 

He has NO IDEA that his three daughters would like to purchase it for him for Christmas. We need to raise $2,500 to purchase it! Please help us, and pitch in and it can be a great gift for a great guy from all of us!  

Thanks for helping us give something back to our Dad! 

P.S. PLEASE dont share this on social media! We need to keep it a secret from our dad! 

If you are curious who he had sign it, check out this impressive list:
Richard Nixon signed as President in the center. Three future Republican Presidents were present and signed: Gerald Ford, as House Minority Leader; Ronald Reagan, as Governor of California; and George H.W. Bush, as UN Ambassador. Among other prominent Convention attendees who signed were Cabinet members, presidential advisors, and White House staffers, including: Donald Rumsfeld, Henry Kissinger, Elliott Richardson, Robert Finch, Rogers C.B. Morton, Earl Butz, William & Jill Ruckelshaus, Richard Kleindienst, Jim Hodgson, George Romney, and William "Red" Blount. Other signers were CBS News' Charles Kuralt, Eastern Airlines head and ex-astronaut Frank Borman, and Washington Governor Dan Evans.
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Kari Marissa Hardy 
Snohomish, WA
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