January 1, a good day to hop on the wagon!

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January 1, 2016 Dick Sheaff

  Horse-drawn commercial delivery wagons are an interesting subject, and a rich topical collecting area. Vintage delivery wagons (as well …
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January 1, 2016 Dick Sheaff


Other Times, Other Places

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December 24, 2015 Dick Sheaff

One of the primary attractions of ephemera is that we are given glimpses into the way we were. Here are …
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Write on, Brother!

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December 18, 2015 Dick Sheaff

One aspect of collecting manuscript material and/or postal history is the challenge of deciphering vintage handwriting. But there is also …
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A Pathetic Letter, 1823

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December 10, 2015 Dick Sheaff

The field of ephemera includes, of course, manuscript material . . . a particularly rich historical and cultural resource. Below …
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As Trade Cards Morphed Into Postcards

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December 9, 2015 Dick Sheaff

  Trade cards were a late 19th century phenomenon, and postcards were an early 20th century craze. In the period …
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The Royal Game of the Goose

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December 5, 2015 Sarah Ashlock

The Grolier Club is hosting, February 14 to May 14, an exhibit from the collection of Adrian Seville, one of …
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A picture is worth . . .

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December 5, 2015 Dick Sheaff

   


Celebrate Thanksgiving with Ephemera!

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November 26, 2015 Sarah Ashlock

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” ― W. Clement Stone The Ephemera Society of America cultivates an …
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Of Gobblers and Groaning Boards

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November 25, 2015 Dick Sheaff

                                                Happy Turkey Day!  


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