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  1. 19th Century Spy Advertising

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    January 18, 2018 by Sarah Ashlock

    Surveillance is often an integral aspect in every modern spy movie. From the 1954 Hitchcock film Rear Window to the Bourne Identity franchise. …
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  2. Daguerreian Society 2017-2018 Call for Papers $2000 in Awards for Writers

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    December 16, 2017 by Sheryl Jaeger

    The Daguerreian Society (Daguerre.org) invites authors to submit original papers that address and advance the understanding and appreciation of 19th …
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  3. Cornell Online Exhibition of 19th Century Trade Cards

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    November 20, 2017 by Ephemera Society

    Trade Cards: An Illustrated History   Trade Cards: An Illustrated History features highlights from the Waxman Collection of Food and Culinary Trade …
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  4. How to Date Cards

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    August 12, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

    by Jeremy Rowe When people think about Ephemera, they typically think of paper – paper to which information has been added. …
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  5. The History of Swimwear

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    July 31, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

    by Sarah Ashlock As summer is winding down, let’s take a dive into a must-have beach staple: the swimsuit. From …
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  6. A Measure of Friendship: Calling Cards

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    July 21, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

    by Sarah Ashlock Before Days of Elegance closed up shop a couple years ago, they published a thorough exploration of …
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  7. Electricity Makes Women Free

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    June 5, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

    By Carol Mobley   Nothing has changed the modern kitchen more than the introduction of electricity. The early 1900’s kitchen …
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  8. Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize

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    May 29, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

    Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017 Honey & Wax takes a particular interest in the evolving role of women in the rare book …
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  9. Transcription Challenge for Civil War Telegrams

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    April 25, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

    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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  10. Valentine’s Day and the Romance of Cobwebs

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    February 13, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

    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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