Transcription Challenge for Civil War Telegrams

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April 25, 2017

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Those researchers and ephemera fans out there know that transcribing documents can be time-consuming but also thrilling! In 2012, The Huntington …
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Valentine’s Day and the Romance of Cobwebs

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February 13, 2017

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The Ephemera Society of America is exceptionally fortunate to have a Valentine’s Day ephemera collector as our President Emerita. Nancy Rosin …
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Seasons Greetings from Our Family to Yours

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January 6, 2017

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by Tamar Zimmerman, Ephemera Society Board member.  Tamar is a long time collector of an array of ephemera.  As we put …
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Ephemera 37 Call for Exhibits      

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December 1, 2016

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In conjunction with Ephemera 37, we are calling on members of the Society to submit exhibits related to this year’s …
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America’s future has always been achieved through American ingenuity

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November 28, 2016

    The Ephemera Society’s upcoming conference, to be held in Greenwich, CT March 17-19, 2017 will be entitled “AMERICAN …
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Off the Cuff

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November 18, 2016

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by Diane DeBlois Did you know that the expression came from nineteenth-century politicians (and others) cribbing from notes written on …
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Take Me Out to the Ballgame with A Trade Card

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October 13, 2016

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by Michael Peich This 1886 trade card (4 3/8” X 7 3/8”) depicts a baseball game and reproduces equipment that …
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American Philatelic Society Awards

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September 8, 2016

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CONGRATULATIONS are in order for Cheryl Ganz, Diane Delois, and Robert Dalton Harris. At the annual American Philatelic Society’s StampShow …
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New Maine Historical Society Exhibitions

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August 22, 2016

The Maine Historical Society opened two exhibitions. The first is a new exhibition on June 14: “Down the Allagash: Celebrating …
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Medical Ephemera

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July 28, 2016

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Once you’re finished with that bottle of cough syrup or aspirin, you typically toss it in the trash can and …
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