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  1. JEWISH WELFARE BOARD POSTCARD – KEY TO A GENEALOGICAL TREASURE By John G. Sayers

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    September 14, 2013 by SherylJaeger

    One of a large set of Jewish Welfare Board Troopship postcards

    Jewish Welfare Board (JWB) postcards and ephemera represent a collecting field which continues to grow. This is the third article …
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  2. Encased Postage Stamps: The “New Metallic Currency”

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    August 12, 2013 by MaryBeth

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    By Steve Swain Of the many shortages of goods and services in the early years of the U.S. Civil War, …
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  3. No. 1 Summer Pleasures in a Hammock

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    July 7, 2013 by NancyRosin

    Hammock Ephemera No. 1

      I love this image as reflecting pure summer pleasure — relaxing on a hot day in a comfy rope …
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  4. CALL for PAPERS ESA/34 “Field to Table: The Ephemera of Food and Drink.”

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    June 29, 2013 by SherylJaeger

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      The theme for the 2014 conference is “Field to Table: The Ephemera of Food and Drink.” Our essential connection …
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  5. An Exhibition(2) – Transatlantiques at the Musee de l’mprimerie de Lyon

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    June 28, 2013 by SherylJaeger

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      John Johnson Collection’s Ephemera Resources blog Exhibitions (2): Transatlantiques at the Musée de l’mprimerie de LyonPosted: 25 Jun 2013 …
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  6. All Aboard! Ships’ Printers and Printing

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    May 22, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Dr. Teresa Breathnach, November 2012 The large ocean liners of the early to mid twentieth century have become symbols of …
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  7. The British are Leaving!

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois This autumn of 2009 marks the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s journey up the river that now …
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  8. Nantasket Beach Wear

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Nantasket Beach has been a popular destination since the Plymouth Colony founded a trading post there for …
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  9. Windshield Decalcomania

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Decalcomania swept England in the 1860s and the United States in the 1870s. Invented in France at …
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  10. Cash Railways

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Some stores still use them: a rubber-footed canister that speeds through a maze of tubing via compressed …
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