‘Ephemera by Collecting Interest’ Category

  1. NY Times: Discovery Leads Yale to Revise a Chapter of Its Black History

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    March 3, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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    Edward Bouchet has long been recognized as the school’s first African-American graduate, but newly uncovered records suggest another man earned …
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  2. 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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  3. Dame of the Dictionaries – Society Member Madeline Kripke

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    September 2, 2013 by SherylJaeger

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    ESA member Madeline Kripke was recently featured when narratively  did a series of articles on mini-museums in NYC. The article begins… …
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  4. Imperial Granum Tax Stamp

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    July 24, 2013 by DianeDeblois

        The trade cards for Imperial Granum are fairly common – two often seen designs feature a bouquet of …
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  5. Nostalgia for Weeki Wachee

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    July 24, 2013 by DianeDeblois

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    The New York Times recently ran a feature on the mermaid show at Weeki Wachee Springs (since 1947, and now part of …
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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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    July 2, 2013 by SherylJaeger

    Soldier's Valentine

    Ephemera can be looked at in many ways.


  8. Advertising Blotter for a National Pencil

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Until the popularity of the ballpoint pen after World War II, every desk needed a blotter to …
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  9. Goldfish: An Initial Victorian Trade Card Perspective

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    by Lee Finley [Lee Finley owns and operates Finley Aquatic Books, which specializes in aquarium and fish-based literature. He lives …
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  10. Docket Clue to a Petition Spoof

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Docket information often provides the identity of a correspondent (if the signature fails); the date of the …
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