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  1. Ephemera 37 Call for Exhibits      

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    December 1, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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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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  2. America’s future has always been achieved through American ingenuity

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    November 28, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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

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    November 18, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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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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  4. Take Me Out to the Ballgame with A Trade Card

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    October 13, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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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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  5. American Philatelic Society Awards

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    September 8, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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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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  6. New Maine Historical Society Exhibitions

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    August 22, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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

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    July 28, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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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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  8. John Sayers Donates Ocean Liner Collection to John Johnson Collection in the Bodleian Library

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    July 12, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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    John Sayers is a longtime ESA member and a collector of ocean liner ephemera. In an interview with conducted with …
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  9. Smithsonian Archive’s Collection of Artists’ Handwritten Letters

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    June 14, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

    The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art house that includes incredible handwritten letters. Many of these are by prolific artists. Could you …
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  10. Knock Me Your Lobes

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    May 18, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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    The Incomparable Jim Flora Artist and commercial illustrator Jim Flora (1914-1998) had one of the most wildly imaginative twentieth century …
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