Little Soldier

 Found this guy at the bottom of a box of books.

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The Centennial

Illustrated trade card featuring the "Burdett Centennial" organ.

Found in "Arthur's Home Magazine; Volume XLVIII" published by T.S. Arthur, 1880.

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 Recipe for "Glorified Rice" -

1 pt crushed pineapple
1 C. pineapple juice
1 pkg lemon jelly
1 C. boiling water
2 C. cold cooked rice
1 C. whipped crea,
1 C. sugar

Method - Drain pineapple - dissolve jello in boiling water and add pineapple juice.  Allow to thicken. When set, whip to consistency of heavy cream. Add pineapple pulp to rice and fold into whipped jello. Add sugar to whipped cream and fold into rest. Set in cold place to harden. You may serve with more whipped cream.

Found in "The Middle Twenties" by John Farrar. Published by George H. Doran, 1924.

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Giveaway Winner

The giveaway winner was Gail Komasa, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you on Monday.

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

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Home Run

 Pencil drawing, found in "Bob Feller's Strikeout Story" published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1947.

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Trade card, no writing or printing on reverse side.

Found in "Veronica" by Florence Morse Kingsley. Published by D. Appleton, 1913.

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Long piece of cloth with a floral pattern.

I would say "found in..." but in this case, the book was wrapped in the cloth. "The Story of Cheerio - By Himself" published by Garden City Publishing Co., 1936.

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Hey Thanks

If you're celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow, don't eat too much!

If you're not, you still might enjoy these vintage postcards:

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Blue Jay Way

Pen sketch of a blue jay.

Found in "Dhan of the Pearl Country" by Phyllis Ayer Sowers. Published by Albert Whitman and Co., 1939.

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