Online Exhibitions

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February 27, 2010 by Ephemera Society

Please enjoy these fascinating online exhibitions…

Actors and Actresses
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African Americans
Airline Baggage Labels
American History
Australia
Baseball cards
Birding
Broadsides
Canada
Caricature
Centennial Exhibition
Children’s Literature
Conservation
Greeting Cards
Labels
Labor
Maps
Miniature Books
New England
Photography and Cinema
Political Ephemera
Sheet Music
Trade Catalogs & Trade Ephemera
Women

Actors and Actresses

“Theater Ephemera,” Northeastern Illinois University

http://www.neiu.edu/%7Erghiggin/ephem/Ephemera.html


Advertisements

“Ad Access,” Duke University

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/


African Americans

“African American Sheet Music,” Library of Congress

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/rpbhtml/aasmhome.html

“Beyond Face Value: Depictions of Slavery in Confederate Currency,” US Civil War Center, Louisiana State University

http://www.lib.lsu.edu/cwc/BeyondFaceValue/beyondfacevalue.htm


Airline Timetables

http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/labindex.htm


American History

“American History Documents,” Indiana University

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eliblilly/history/history.html

“The Founding Documents of the United States of America,” Williams College

http://www.williams.edu/resources/chapin/exhibits/founding.html

Harper’s Weekly

http://www.harpweek.com/

“Ephemera – Historic Documents,” “Philately – Stamp  Collecting – Railroad Postal History,” “Scripophily – Railroad Stocks and Bonds,” and “Railroad ‘Iron and Hardware,” Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

http://cprr.org/Museum/Ephemera/index.html

Titanic: The Ship That Shook America

http://www.americanmuseum.org/default.cfm/loadindex.277


Australia

“Australian Printed Ephemera Collection,” National Library of Australia

http://www.nla.gov.au/collect/ephemera.html


Baseball cards

“Baseball Cards, 1887-1914,” Library of Congress

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/bbhtml/bbhome.html


Birding

“Birds of America, by J.J. Audubon,” University of South Carolina

http://www.sc.edu/library/spcoll/nathist/audubon/audubon.html


Broadsides

“Exhibit of Broadsides from Swem Library’s Manuscript and Rare Book Collection, College of William and Mary

http://www.swem.wm.edu/spcoll/rbmss/broadsides/broadsid.html

“An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera,” Library of Congress

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/rbpehtml/pehome.html


Canada

“Ephemera from the Age of Victoria: Printed and Manuscript Artifacts from the Collection of Barbara Rusch,” E.J. Pratt Library, Victoria University in the University of Toronto

http://library.vicu.utoronto.ca/exhibitions/ephemera/index.htm


Caricature

“America in Caricature, 1765-1865,” Indiana University

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eliblilly/cartoon/cartoons.html

Celebrity Caricature in America,” Smithsonian Institution

http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/caricatures/


Centennial Exhibition

“The Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia 1876,” Free Library of Philadelphia

http://libwww.library.phila.gov/CenCol/index.htm


Children’s Literature

“Maxine Waldron Collection of Children’s Books and Paper Toys,” Winterthur Museum

http://www.winterthur.org/about/maxine.asp


Conservation

“The Jamestown Records of the Virginia Company of London: A Conservator’s Perspective,” Library of Congress

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/mtjhtml/mtjessay2.html


Greeting Cards

“A Flowering of Affection: Victorian Valentine Cards at the Lilly Library,” Indiana University

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eliblilly/valentines/valentine.html

“Image and Sentiment: Five Publishers of Victorian Holiday Cards,” Indiana University

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eliblilly/xmas2/index.html

“The Scrap Album, Victorian Greeting Cards, Valentines & Scraps,”

http://www.scrapalbum.com

“With the Compliments of the Season: An Online Exhibition of Victorian Holiday Cards in the Lilly Library,” Indiana University

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eliblilly/xmas/xmascard.html


Labor

Workers’ War: Home Front Recalled

http://www.unionhistory.info/workerswar/


Maps

National Archives of Canada

http://www.archives.ca/05/0514_e.html

University of Southern Maine

http://www.usm.maine.edu/%7Emaps/exhibit2/


Miniature Books

“400 Years of Miniature Books,” Indiana University

http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eliblilly/miniatures/index.shtml


New England

From Dairy to Doorstep

http://www.historicnewengland.org/resources/From_Diary_to_Doorstep

Historic New England Wallpaper

http://www.historicnewengland.org/wallpaper/


Photography and Cinema

“Collectibles – Railroad & Photgraphy,” Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

http://cprr.org/Museum/Ephemera/index.html

Early Visual Media by Thomas Weynants

“Collecting Photo Ephemera” – http://www.visual-media.eu/photo-ephemera.html

“Collecting Pre-Cinema Ephemera” – http://www.visual-media.eu/pre-cinema-ephemera.html


Political Ephemera

“America Votes: Presidential Campaign Memorabilia from the Duke University Special Collections Library,” Duke University

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/americavotes/

“Angelica Singleton Van Buren, 1817-1877,” Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina

http://www.sc.edu/library/spcoll/hist/single/single.html

“Dr. Seuss Went to War: A Catalog of Political Cartoons, by Dr. Seuss,” Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California, San Diego

http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/dspolitic/index.htm

“The Political Ephemera Collection,” Tulane University

http://www.tulane.edu/~lmiller/PoliticalEphemera.html


Sheet Music

“Sheet Music at Duke,” Duke University

http://www.lib.duke.edu/music/fendshee.htm


Trade Catalogs and Trade Ephemera

“A Nation of Shopkeepers: Trade Ephemera from 1654 to 1860 in the John Johnson Collection,” Oxford University

http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/johnson/exhibition/

“Trade Catalogs in the University of Delaware Library,” University of Delaware

http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits/tradecat/index.htm

“The 19th-Century Trade Card,” Harvard Business School Baker Library

http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/19th_century_tcard/


Women

“Women & the Automobile: An Exhibit of Images & Objects,” Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum

http://www.pierce-arrow.com/

“Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War,” University of Virginia

http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/exhibits/hearts/


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