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  1. “Selling the Dwelling: The Books That Built America’s Houses, 1775-2000.”

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    January 12, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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    Through Friday February 7, 2014 in our Ground Floor Gallery:“Selling the Dwelling: The Books That Built America’s Houses, 1775-2000.” An …
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  2. Civil War “Dog Tags”: Sutlers Solve the ID Dilemma

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    January 7, 2014 by MaryBeth

    Soldier Photo

    By Steve Swain During the American Civil War, soldiers were concerned that their bodies would not be identified in the …
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  3. 2014 Ephemera Society of America: Philip Jones Fellowship Announcement

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    September 27, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    The Ephemera Society of America invites applications for the Philip Jones Fellowship for the Study of Ephemera. This competition, now …
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  4. 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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  5. Encased Postage Stamps: The “New Metallic Currency”

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    August 12, 2013 by MaryBeth

    $5 Demand Note.  People had very little                                                                                                                                      faith in paper money in 1862.

    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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  6. 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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  7. CALL for PAPERS ESA/34 “Field to Table: The Ephemera of Food and Drink.”

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    June 29, 2013 by SherylJaeger

    Jun09~25

      The theme for the 2014 conference is “Field to Table: The Ephemera of Food and Drink.” Our essential connection …
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  8. 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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  9. Mid-Year Meeting

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    May 27, 2013 by admin

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    The 2014 Ephemera Society of America mid-year board meeting will be held on September 13, 2014 in Washington DC.  Events …
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  10. Affliations

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    May 27, 2013 by admin


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