Round Of Applause

Name card of Mr. William D. Clapp.

Found in "Pierre The Organ Boy" by T.S. Arthur. Published by Lippincott, Grambo and Co., 1854.

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Stars So Bright

Vintage postcard featuring Simone Simon and Don Ameche. No writing on reverse side.

Found in "On The Educational Front" by William Wattenberg. Published by Columbia University Press, 1936.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was David D. Brennan, who entered here on the site via email.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: Nine Antique Classics - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Chicken In The Rough


Photograph, no date or writing on reverse. In the background there's a sign for "Martin's Chicken in the Rough." Before KFC, Burger King or McDonalds, Chicken in the Rough was a well-known franchise restaurant, it's first location in Oklahoma City. The picture above is from "Martin's," which was the Syracuse, NY location.

Found in "Behind My Greasepaint" by Coco the Clown. Published by Hutchinson, 1950.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @Big5Army, who entered on Twitter.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: 10 Vintage Children's Books - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.


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Patterns



Handwritten knitting pattern (or so I am told).

Found in "The Wanderers" by Peter Parley. Published by D. Appleton, 1855.


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All Stars


Schedule (with some scores) from the 1928-1929 Converse High School basketball season.

Found in "Virginia Beautiful" by Wallace Nutting. Published by Old America Co., 1930.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Kayla Carr, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.