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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. From Society Balls to Buffalo Tails, Ephemera Traces Grand Duke’s Tour

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Jim Crain “The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!” could well have been the chant in 1871 as …
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  7. Swiss Communications Calculations

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois On the eve of the Great War, in 1914, a clever Swiss businessman invented and manufactured a …
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  8. 1876 Japanese Allure

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois The year is 1876; the place, Philadelphia. The great Centennial exposition (formally, the International Exhibition of Arts, …
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  9. The Most Ephemeral of Paper

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois I know I’m not alone in having formed a collection of toilet papers over the course of …
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  10. Scrappy’s Theater

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Breakfast cereal and giveaways for children were a mainstay of popular culture for much of the 20th …
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