Ephemera

I’m sure you’ve all seen these postcards before, but they’re always good for a laugh and a reminder of the days when women (for some reason) weren’t allowed to vote!

Absurd propaganda postcards warning men about the dangers of women’s rights, early 1900s Here’s a collection of totally ridiculous vintage postcards and posters dated from around 1900 to 1914 warning men of the dangers associated with the suffragette movement and of allowing women to think for themselves. I think my favorite is the postcard where…

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Walt Disney’s Original Map of Disneyland Is Headed to Auction

Walt Disney’s Original Map of Disneyland Is Headed to Auction smithsonian.com In late September of 1953, Walt Disney was scrambling to raise funds for an ambitious new project: a fantastical, immersive amusement park that he had aptly named “Disneyland.”   We manufacture polyester sleeves in sizes up to 31 x 43”. If you need a…

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HENNY PORTEN: MAJOR GERMAN FILM ACTRESS WITH ADMIRABLE PRINCIPLES (RESISTED THE NAZI GOVERNMENT)

THE CABINET CARD GALLERY This vintage real photo postcard features celebrated stage actress Miss Lily Elsie (1886-1962). At the time of her portrait sitting for this image, Miss Elsie was also known as “Mrs. Ian Bullugh”. More about that later. Lily Elsie was a very popular English actress and singer.   Click here  

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Vintage postcards show San Antonio parks in the early, mid-1900s

  Vintage postcards show San Antonio parks in the early, mid-1900s Weaving together research, historic photographs and postcards from a personal collection, one website tells the story of the parks that contribute to the culture of San Antonio. We have postcard supplies! Click here  

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Friday Foto Follies: Vintage Movie Star Homes

Friday Foto Follies: Vintage Movie Star Homes “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” – Maya Angelou I’ve had a long love affair with the vintage postcards from the 1930s and 1940s that featured the homes of Hollywood stars….

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A Look in ‘TEEN Magazine – March 1969

A Look in ‘TEEN Magazine – March 1969 | If you’re feeling a bit nostalgic for the 1960s and want to stroll down memory lane, you can’t do much better than ‘TEEN magazine. Every page is a time capsule of the late sixties teenage girl – from pop bands to feminine hygiene, it’s all here….

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And You Thought Cereal Boxes Were Just For The Toys Inside

And You Thought Cereal Boxes Were Just For The Toys Inside – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News The worlds of trading cards, comics, coins, and stamps have all long been known as collector’s havens, but there’s another one out there that’s been historically fairly niche and that might now be changing: Cereal Box…

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New York and Harlem Railroad – Issued to and signed by the Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt!

New York and Harlem Railroad – Issued to and signed by the Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt! Collectible Autographed Stock Certificates, Rare Autographed Stocks and Bonds If you hope to sell old stock certificates for $12,000 – keeping them safely stored in our poly bags is a great idea! Click here  

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Gorgeous Postcards of The Wiener Werkstätte (1907 – 1920)

Gorgeous Postcards of The Wiener Werkstätte (1907 – 1920) | The Vereinigung für Kunsthandwerk (Arts and Crafts Association) Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops) was created in 1903 by Austrian artists and designers Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, backed by their patron Fritz Wärndorfer. Evolved from the Vienna Secession, founded in 1897 as a progressive alliance of…

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These Powerful Posters Persuaded Americans It Was Time to Join the Fight

These Powerful Posters Persuaded Americans It Was Time to Join the Fight Woodrow Wilson was re-elected in 1916 on the slogan “He kept us out of war.” But just a month after his second inaugural, on April 6, 1917, he signed a declaration of war and the U.S. joined World War I. These posters were…

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