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Snapshots

  1. Red Roses

    Snapshot Title: Red Roses
    Taken by: LEVENT ŞEN - senARTPhotography

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Red Roses , top of the TV



  2. Fishermann

    Snapshot Title: Fishermann
    Taken by: LEVENT ŞEN - senARTPhotography

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    A Jerk on one end waiting for a Jerk on the other end



  3. stories

    Snapshot Title: stories
    Taken by: Dror Yaron

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    GigapanMagazine.org Will open in a new tab or window
    vol 1 issue 3



  4. Squeeze Space

    Snapshot Title: Squeeze Space
    Taken by: Kaci Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    When we got to go to the store, we would often tag along behind Grandpa and hear the sound of the jangly customer door bells as we walked in. Then we'd follow him here toward the back of the store. On...



  5. World's Shortest Rattler

    Snapshot Title: World's Shortest Rattler
    Taken by: Kaci Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    I don't recall exactly what the words on this little sculpture read. I'm pretty sure something along the lines of, "World's Shortest Rattler". It's a rattlesnake skull attatched directly a rattlesnake...



  6. Regulator Clock

    Snapshot Title: Regulator Clock
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    This clock was in Grandpa's original store which opened in the late 40's about a block east . He moved the jewelry store to the location which is the subject of this gigapan about ten years later.



  7. Insect Collection

    Snapshot Title: Insect Collection
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Residents of town as well as their guests would stop by the store "museum" to look at Grandpa's collections. The bugs were a favorite of the children.

    When Jim, Jr. and I were in graduate school w...



  8. Punch Bowl

    Snapshot Title: Punch Bowl
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Grandpa would loan the punch bowl and cups to customers who bought their wedding sets from him and to friends.



  9. Northern Pike

    Snapshot Title: Northern Pike
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Grandpa and friends would fly into the backwoods of Canada for fishing. Native Americans would serve as guides. In the morning the men would fish for walleye pike, food for their families. The guid...



  10. Bricked-In Safe

    Snapshot Title: Bricked-In Safe
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    After being robbed three times, Grandpa bricked in a safe. In those robberies, the safes were hauled to the back of the store, out of sight, and beat open.



  11. Powder Horn

    Snapshot Title: Powder Horn
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Grandpa made many of the powder horns in the store. He obtained the horns from local farmers when they dehorned their cattle. He brought the horns home and buried them in the backyard until the tiss...



  12. The "Diamond Light"

    Snapshot Title: The "Diamond Light"
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    For maximum effect Grandpa showed customers diamonds under this lamp that had a special light bulb for viewing diamonds.



  13. Rattlesnake Skin

    Snapshot Title: Rattlesnake Skin
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    People around town would call Grandpa if they had a fresh rattlesnake kill so he could dress out the meat and tan the hide. (This hide is on a red background.) He would freeze the meat until he accu...



  14. Deer Antlers and Cartridge

    Snapshot Title: Deer Antlers and Cartridge
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Grandpa shot the deer that owned these antlers. At the bottom of the plaque is the date, weight of the deer, and a cartridge similar to the one used to bring down the deer.



  15. Skull with Helmet

    Snapshot Title: Skull with Helmet
    Taken by: Jean Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Per James, Jr. this skull was made by Grandpa's brother Gene when he was in mortuary school in Memphis, TN in the 50's. It is sporting a WWI helmet and welding goggles.



  16. Pysanky

    Snapshot Title: Pysanky
    Taken by: Emily Hamner

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Did your grandparents make these Ukrainian Easter eggs? I like them! (There are more on the shelf above this snapshot too.) Great gigapan!



  17. Pine needle baskets

    Snapshot Title: Pine needle baskets
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    There are actually three baskets which Grandpa wove from pine needles on this shelf; the one on the left (not in this snapshot) seems to be completely covered in what we think is mold; these baskets a...



  18. part of u-boot?

    Snapshot Title: part of u-boot?
    Taken by: Rafal Szmigiero

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

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  19. Fisherman plaque

    Snapshot Title: Fisherman plaque
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    More humor from Grandpa: "A FISHERMAN: A Jerk on one end waiting for a Jerk on the other end." Grandpa loved fishing and used to go on fishing trips to Alaska.



  20. Wooden chain

    Snapshot Title: Wooden chain
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Grandpa carved this wooden chain from one solid block of wood.



  21. Truman

    Snapshot Title: Truman
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    A portrait of President Harry S. Truman (who was from Independence, MO) hanging in Grandpa's store.



  22. Mule skull

    Snapshot Title: Mule skull
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    This is a painted mule skull. Mules are often associated with Missouri. Mules are also associated with stubbornness; Grandpa could be pretty stubborn himself at times, so I think that's maybe why he...



  23. Walking sticks

    Snapshot Title: Walking sticks
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    These are some of the walking sticks and canes which Grandpa collected. Grandpa Stubbs had polio as a boy. He wore a leg brace and used a cane himself, and collected and made many of them during his ...



  24. Kaleidoscope

    Snapshot Title: Kaleidoscope
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    This kaleidoscope was made by my grandmother, Marlene Stubbs. I believe that she and Grandpa learned how to make them on one of their many Elderhostel trips.



  25. Baskets and roosters

    Snapshot Title: Baskets and roosters
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    The baskets in the back were made by Grandpa Stubbs, as well as the little carved wooden roosters.



  26. Humorous plaque

    Snapshot Title: Humorous plaque
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    I love Grandpa's sense of humor. This plaque reads, "If a man speaks in the forest and there's no woman to hear, is he still wrong?"



  27. Crying baby picture

    Snapshot Title: Crying baby picture
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    This is a baby picture of me, crying hysterically. I think Grandpa thought it was pretty funny.



  28. Magnification goggles

    Snapshot Title: Magnification goggles
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    These are the magnification goggles Grandpa used to use. They bear the label "GENIUS AT WORK" (although you can't quite make out the text in this image).



  29. Work area

    Snapshot Title: Work area
    Taken by: Kristen Stubbs

    Image: In Memoriam: Grandpa's Store
    Image Owner: Kristen Stubbs



    Description:

    Grandpa sat at this end of the store when working on jewelry repair or using his computer.