A Measure of Friendship: Calling Cards

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July 21, 2017 Sarah Ashlock

by Sarah Ashlock Before Days of Elegance closed up shop a couple years ago, they published a thorough exploration of …
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Electricity Makes Women Free

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June 5, 2017 Sarah Ashlock

By Carol Mobley   Nothing has changed the modern kitchen more than the introduction of electricity. The early 1900’s kitchen …
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Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize

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May 29, 2017 Sarah Ashlock

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017 Honey & Wax takes a particular interest in the evolving role of women in the rare book …
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Transcription Challenge for Civil War Telegrams

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April 25, 2017 Sarah Ashlock

Those researchers and ephemera fans out there know that transcribing documents can be time-consuming but also thrilling! In 2012, The Huntington …
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Valentine’s Day and the Romance of Cobwebs

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February 13, 2017 Sarah Ashlock

The Ephemera Society of America is exceptionally fortunate to have a Valentine’s Day ephemera collector as our President Emerita. Nancy Rosin …
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Seasons Greetings from Our Family to Yours

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January 6, 2017 Sheryl Jaeger

by Tamar Zimmerman, Ephemera Society Board member.  Tamar is a long time collector of an array of ephemera.  As we put …
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Ephemera 37 Call for Exhibits      

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December 1, 2016 Sarah Ashlock

In conjunction with Ephemera 37, we are calling on members of the Society to submit exhibits related to this year’s …
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America’s future has always been achieved through American ingenuity

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November 28, 2016 Dick Sheaff

    The Ephemera Society’s upcoming conference, to be held in Greenwich, CT March 17-19, 2017 will be entitled “AMERICAN …
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Off the Cuff

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November 18, 2016 Sarah Ashlock

by Diane DeBlois Did you know that the expression came from nineteenth-century politicians (and others) cribbing from notes written on …
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Take Me Out to the Ballgame with A Trade Card

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October 13, 2016 Sarah Ashlock

by Michael Peich This 1886 trade card (4 3/8” X 7 3/8”) depicts a baseball game and reproduces equipment that …
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