2015 Ephemera Society of America: Philip Jones Fellowship Announcement

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September 27, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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The Ephemera Society of America invites applications for the Philip Jones Fellowship for the Study of Ephemera. This competition, now …
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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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Dame of the Dictionaries – Society Member Madeline Kripke

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September 2, 2013 by SherylJaeger

Dame of the Dictionary

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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Encased Postage Stamps: The “New Metallic Currency”

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August 12, 2013 by MaryBeth

$5 Demand Note.  People had very little                                                                                                                                      faith in paper money in 1862.

By Steve Swain Of the many shortages of goods and services in the early years of the U.S. Civil War, …
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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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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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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.


CALL for PAPERS ESA/34 “Field to Table: The Ephemera of Food and Drink.”

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June 29, 2013 by SherylJaeger

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  The theme for the 2014 conference is “Field to Table: The Ephemera of Food and Drink.” Our essential connection …
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An Exhibition(2) – Transatlantiques at the Musee de l’mprimerie de Lyon

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June 28, 2013 by SherylJaeger

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  John Johnson Collection’s Ephemera Resources blog Exhibitions (2): Transatlantiques at the Musée de l’mprimerie de LyonPosted: 25 Jun 2013 …
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