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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Ephemera Offers a Clue to Crossword Origins

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Will Shortz Ephemera Society of America member Will Shortz is a lucky man. As the New York Times crossword …
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  7. My World of Ephemera and Welcome to It

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    by Stephanie Dew[Stephanie Dew’s business, Designs from the Deep, is located in Peekskill, New York. Her article appeared in Ephemera …
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  8. Benjamin Franklin’s Job Printing

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    by Georgia B. Barnhill [Georgia Barnhill has been at the American Antiquarian Society for over twenty-five years. She is the author of American …
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  9. Ephemera Collecting – A Growing Field, Hard to Define

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

    by John C. Dann[This article first appeared in AB Bookman’s Weekly, Clifton, New Jersey, U.S.A., in the issue of March …
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  10. The Secret Life of Victorian Cards

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Barbara Rusch Like other forms of mass-produced ephemera cards of all types proliferated with the new technologies of the …
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