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

Weeki Wachee (1)

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

Jun09~25

  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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Mid-Year Meeting

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May 27, 2013 by admin

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The 2014 Ephemera Society of America mid-year board meeting will be held on September 13, 2014 in Washington DC.  Events …
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Affliations

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May 27, 2013 by admin


All Aboard! Ships’ Printers and Printing

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May 22, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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By Dr. Teresa Breathnach, November 2012 The large ocean liners of the early to mid twentieth century have become symbols of …
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