Tag Archives: Ephemera

Advertising in the Collections

Months ago, while scanning material from a collection, this old advertisement for Kenmore Washers and Dryers caught my eye and when I noticed another ad later, I had the idea to collect various advertisements for a blog post. These advertisements … Continue reading

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Birthday for July 21: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway, a writer, was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. The second of four children, Hemingway grew up playing sports, performing in his school’s orchestra, and graduated to become a journalist for a short while at … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland Ephemera

The Alice in Wonderland Ephemera contains a variety of artifacts featuring Tenniel’s illustrations. The Tenniel-related items included in this collection are: a collector’s antique replica embossed cut-out paper dolls sheet; a pencil tin with a scene from Alice in Wonderland … Continue reading

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