NKOTB

New Kids on the Block bookmark.

Found in its original home, "New Kids on the Block: Backstage Surprise" by Seth McEvoy and Laure Smith. Published by Archway, 1990.


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Portrait

Matted photograph.

No name or writing on reverse, printed studio is "Instructor Co., Dansville NY."

Found in "The World's Greatest Books: Volume XIX" edited by Lord Northcliffe. Published by McKinley, Stone and Mackenzie, 1910.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @Rhetteeornot, who entered on Twitter.

Thanks to all who entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Books - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.


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Pickle Me This


Recipe for tomato pickles:

1 pk. tomatoes diced
1 cup salt
Stand overnight, drain

Boil tomatoes in 2 qts water and 1 qt vinegar 15 minutes

Drain, then take
5 qts vinegar
2 lbs brown sugar
1/2 lb white mustard seed
2 tablespoons ground allspice
2 tablespoons ground cloves
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons ground ginger
2 tablespoons ground mustard
2 green peppers cut in strips

Put all into a porcelain kettle and cook 15 minutes, put spices in loose.


Found in "Lowney's Cook Book" prepared by Maria Willett Howard. Published by Lowney's, 1921.


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Sweet


Coupon for seven cents off Sweet Tarts or Pixy Stix (offer expires December 31, 1974).

Found in "Billy Bathgate" by E.L. Doctorow. Published by Harper, 1989.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Barbara J. Delaney-Bogosian, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: 11 Vintage Children's Books - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

Portrait Of A Lady


Photograph, no date or writing on reverse.

Found in "Gloria Victis" by J.A. Mitchell. Published by Scribners, 1897.

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Excused


 Note:

Prof. Verrill,

Please excuse Bertha's  absence from school yesterday and oblige.

V.E. Birch

Apr. 11th '90

Charles H. Verrill


Found in "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp" published by A.L. Burt.


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