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  1. Valentine’s Day and the Romance of Cobwebs

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    February 13, 2017 by Sarah Ashlock

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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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  2. Seasons Greetings from Our Family to Yours

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    January 6, 2017 by Sheryl Jaeger

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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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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