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  1. A Measure of Friendship: Calling Cards

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    July 21, 2017 by

    Before Days of Elegance closed up shop a couple years ago, they published a thorough exploration of calling cards. In …
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  2. Electricity Makes Women Free

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    June 5, 2017 by

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

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    May 29, 2017 by

    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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  4. Transcription Challenge for Civil War Telegrams

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    April 25, 2017 by

    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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  5. Valentine’s Day and the Romance of Cobwebs

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    February 13, 2017 by

    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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  6. Seasons Greetings from Our Family to Yours

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    January 6, 2017 by

    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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  7. Ephemera 37 Call for Exhibits      

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    December 1, 2016 by

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

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    November 28, 2016 by

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

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    November 18, 2016 by

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

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    October 13, 2016 by

    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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