Lawyer strikes gold after discovering attic full of priceless photos

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Friday, February 5, 2021
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A lawyer was in for a surprise when he learned a building he bought for his offices had an attic full of priceless photos.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A lawyer was in for a surprise when he learned a building, he bought for his offices, had an attic full of priceless photos.

David Whitcomb says he didn't even know the building had an attic.

But that's exactly where he discovered a treasure trove of framed pictures and photography equipment.

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One photo was a portrait of Susan B. Anthony taken in 1905.

Whitcomb says he is getting some more negatives developed to see what other history he might uncover.

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