Daguerreian Society 2017-2018 Call for Papers $2000 in Awards for Writers

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December 16, 2017 Sheryl Jaeger

The Daguerreian Society (Daguerre.org) invites authors to submit original papers that address and advance the understanding and appreciation of 19th …
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Cornell Online Exhibition of 19th Century Trade Cards

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November 20, 2017 Ephemera Society

Trade Cards: An Illustrated History   Trade Cards: An Illustrated History features highlights from the Waxman Collection of Food and Culinary Trade …
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How to Date Cards

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August 12, 2017 Sarah Ashlock

by Jeremy Rowe When people think about Ephemera, they typically think of paper – paper to which information has been added. …
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The History of Swimwear

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July 31, 2017 Sarah Ashlock

by Sarah Ashlock As summer is winding down, let’s take a dive into a must-have beach staple: the swimsuit. From …
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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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