Ghost Signs

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October 6, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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  Signs on the walls of buildings are by definition ephemeral. Some may last but days, some may last decades, …
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2015 Phil Jones Fellow Studies Yellowstone Ephemera

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October 4, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock

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Bartholomew Brinkmann was awarded the Philip Jones Fellowship for 2015. This competition is open to any interested individual or organization …
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Stitching together a catchy tune . . .

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September 23, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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      In our modern world of iPods, CDs, internet streaming services, live concerts, NetFlix, 3-D movies, video games …
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Unusual Steel Engraving

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September 21, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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    I recently won a steel engraving proof on eBay, one of the thousands of engraving proofs that have …
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Mid-Year Tours to Complement Allentown Paper Fair

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September 7, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock

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    Barbara Charles has organized a superb Mid-Year Tour, to complement the Mid-Year Board Meeting and the Allentown Paper …
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Variants: LePage’s Glue trade card

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September 1, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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  Many collectors of trade cards also collect variants of certain cards, which indicate different print runs. Sometimes the word …
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“How Posters Work” at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

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August 31, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock

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At the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, NY, an exhibit will be open until January, called How Posters Work. Their website includes a full, interactive, …
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What’s so interesting about THAT?

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August 28, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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    One of the pleasures of collecting ephemera is coming across details that are intriguing or surprising or revelatory …
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Spotlight on Research: The Dolph Briscoe Center at the University of Texas at Austin

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August 21, 2015 by Sarah Ashlock

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Located on the University of Texas campus in Austin, TX, the Dolph Briscoe Center is a research institution specializing in Texas, southern, …
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“You dirty rat!”

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August 21, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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        Cagney actually never spoke that line famously attributed to him, but no matter. Millions of others …
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