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  1. Mid-Year Tours to Complement Allentown Paper Fair


    September 7, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock


        Barbara Charles has organized a superb Mid-Year Tour, to complement the Mid-Year Board Meeting and the Allentown Paper …
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  2. Variants: LePage’s Glue trade card


    September 1, 2015 by Dick Sheaff


      Many collectors of trade cards also collect variants of certain cards, which indicate different print runs. Sometimes the word …
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  3. “How Posters Work” at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


    August 31, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock

    Poster designed by Victor Moscoso and printed by Graphic Arts of Marin and Cal Litho and published by Neon Rose. It is dated 1967.

    At the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, NY, an exhibit will be open until January, called How Posters Work. Their website includes a full, interactive, …
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  4. What’s so interesting about THAT?


    August 28, 2015 by Dick Sheaff


        One of the pleasures of collecting ephemera is coming across details that are intriguing or surprising or revelatory …
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  5. Spotlight on Research: The Dolph Briscoe Center at the University of Texas at Austin


    August 21, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock

    Briscoe Center

    Located on the University of Texas campus in Austin, TX, the Dolph Briscoe Center is a research institution specializing in Texas, southern, …
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  6. “You dirty rat!”


    August 21, 2015 by Dick Sheaff


            Cagney actually never spoke that line famously attributed to him, but no matter. Millions of others …
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  7. Obituary: Philip H. Jones, founder of the Philip Jones Fellowship for the Study of Ephemera


    August 13, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock

    Obituary: Philip H. Jones, founder of the Philip Jones Fellowship for the Study of Ephemera

    Philip Hubbell Jones, Jr., age 96, of Shelton, died peacefully August 10 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born …
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  8. The Wende Museum and Cold War Ephemera


    August 12, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock


    The Wende Museum in Culver City, California has a fascinating collection of Cold War Era ephemera, including political documents, menus, …
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  9. Baltimore’s Order of the Oriole Pageants


    August 12, 2015 by Dick Sheaff


        In the 19th century Baltimore was a thriving city. Many of the town’s influential burghers formed a highly …
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  10. “Your vacation starts when you step aboard!”


    August 5, 2015 by Dick Sheaff


        Yeah, right. These days I hate to fly, avoid it whenever I can. Long gone are those halcyon …
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