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April 26, 2013 12:00 am
He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

NATALIE BATTAGLIA | THE TIMES Jack Dietrich, 92, from Schererville, holds a photo of his great-grandfather, Fred Rueckheim, who invented Cracker Jack in 1893.

July 11, 2010 12:00 am
He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

NATALIE BATTAGLIA | THE TIMES While inside Westminster Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, Jack Dietrich, 92, holds a family photo with his great-grandfather, Fred Rueckheim, (seated at the head of the table) who invented Cracker Jack in 1893. Dietrich can be seen in the photo as the young boy a…

July 06, 2010 3:20 pm
He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

NATALIE BATTAGLIA | THE TIMES Schererville resident Jack Dietrich, 92, displays a photo of his great-grandfather, Fred Rueckheim, who invented the Cracker Jack snack in 1893.

July 06, 2010 3:20 pm
He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

He's a Cracker Jack in more ways than one

NATALIE BATTAGLIA | THE TIMES Information copied from the back of a Cracker Jack box reveals the history of how the product was created.

July 06, 2010 3:20 pm
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