At The Fair



My trusty scanner is acting up, so we'll have to settle for a photo.

Two tickets to the 1974 Afton, NY fair.

Found in "The Far Side Observer" by Gary Larson. Published by Andrews and McMeel, 1987.



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First Class


Military patch, looks like it might be for a Naval Petty Officer First Class.
On the reverse side of the patch, the year 1941 is stitched in.

Found in "Gone With the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell. Published by Macmillan, 1936.



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Quite A Difference



Here's the inscription and drawing cleaned up:



This book is the property of Wanda Roman

-picture of Wanda - age 0

-picture of Wanda - age 14


The book was "The Electric Torch" by Edith Dell. Published by Putnam, 1934.

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The Spice Must Flow

Alas, no giveaway today. In fact, I will be pretty busy the next week, with orders to ship out and shopping of my own to do. That said, I will post when I can. You may even see a surprise or two. On to today's bookmark:


"Dune" trading card.

Found in "Orbital Decay" by Allen Steele. Published by Ace, 1989.

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The Christmas Issue

This lovely magazine from 1904 came into the shop yesterday. It's the Christmas issue of "The Burr McIntosh Monthly." I hope you enjoy some of the illustrations:








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Fine Goods



Reciept, dated January 11, 1876, Poughkeepsie NY.

Ice Pitcher Waiter & Goblets
$25.00

Found in "History of Schoharie County and The Border Wars of New York" by Jeptha Simms. Published by Munsell, 1845.



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Mary Christmas


Small piece of fabric, feels like silk.

Found in "Mary Christmas" by Mary Ellen Chase. Published by Little Brown, 1926.

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Giveaway Winners

Three winners this week.

Marie Sixel, who entered on Facebook.
Lost In Granville, who entered here on the site.
Keri Funderburg, who also entered on Facebook.

Lost In Granville - I will try and get in touch with you, but if you see this update, please email me: fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

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

Friday Giveaway: Three Signed Copies of HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed



Contest now closed, I will announce the three winners shortly.

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Drop It Like It's Hot



Recipe for oatmeal drop cookies:

2 eggs
3/4 c. veg. oil
1/2 c. milk
1 c. honey
1 1/2 tea vanilla
2 1/2 c whole wheat flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 c. raisins
1 c. candied fruit mix, chopped

Beat eggs, add oil, milk, honey and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, salt, soda and spices. Blend in oats, nuts and fruits. Stir liquid into dry measure. Drop level tbsp dough onto greased baking sheets.

350 degrees - 10-12 minutes

Found in "Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus" published by Merriam-Webster, 1988.

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That Cause


One sheet of handwritten/typed music, titled "That Cause Can Neither Be Lost."

Found in "The Story of Chemistry" by Floyd L. Darrow. Published by The Chautauqua Press, 1928.



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Meow



Trade card, no company information or writing that I can find.

Found in "Home Sweet Home" by Laurie Loring. Published by D. Lothrop, 1887.




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Giveaway winners

Three winners this week: Patty Howe from Facebook; @mary_a_lombard from Twitter; OneBookAtATime from the site.

I will try and get in touch with all of you - you can can also contact me at fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

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

Friday Giveaway: Signed Copies FORGOTTEN BOOKMARKS - contest closed

The holidays are fast approaching, so I thought I would give away three signed copies of FORGOTTEN BOOKMARKS this week. It makes a great gift!





Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Keeping The Peace




Christmas bookmark.

Found in "Encyclopedia Brown Keeps The Peace" by Donald J. Sobol. Published by Thomas Nelson, 1969.

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Lost Memories



Collection of black and white photographs. No names, dates or writing.

Found in "Life on the Upper Susquehanna" by James Arthur Frost. Published by King's Crown Press, 1951.


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Hometown

Plastic bookmark from Bresee's Department Store.

Found in "Warlock" by Dean R. Koontz. Published by Lancer, 1972.


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Taste The Rainbow



Six flattened Skittles.

Found in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" by Victor Hugo. Published by Baronet Books, 1994.

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A Classic


Just in time for Thanksgiving, here's a recipe for Green Bean Bake:

Cooking time - 30 min

1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 dash pepper
4 cups cooked, cut green beans
1 1/3 cups french fried onions

Mix soup, milk, soy sauce, pepper, beans and 2/3 cup onions in 1 1/2 casserole. Bake 350 degrees for 25 mins

Serves 6

Found in "The Films of Laurence Olivier" by Margaret Morley. Published by Citadel Press, 1977.

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East Or West






Small vintage Christmas card, no date or writing.

Inside reads:

East or West
Old Friends Are Best

When Christmas comes with love's refrain
We live the old joys o'er again,
Revive old friendships tried and true
And welcome gibe to friendships new

Kind Thoughts and Wishes
For your Happiness
This Christmas


Found in "A Help to Printers and Publishers" by Samuel N. Dickenson. Published in Boston, 1835.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Loretta Samuels, who entered over on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: 20 Volumes of Classics - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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They Grow Up So Fast

Photograph, no date or writing.

Found in "By The Light of the Moon" by Dean Koontz. Published by Bantam, 2002.

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Steamed



Recipe for corn relish:

18 ears corn
1 qt chopped cabbage
2 c diced celery
2 c chopped green pepper
1/2 c chopped red pepper
1 1/2 c chopped onion
2 c cider vinegar
1/2 c lemon juice
1 1/2 c sugar
3 T sakt
2 tea celery seed
2 T dry mustard
1/4 tea cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tea tumeric

Cut corn from cob and combine other vegetables in big kettle. Mix seasoning ingredients and add to vegetables. Stir well. Cook slowly for 35 minutes stirring often. Turn into hot jars filling to overflowing.


Found in "Steam: Its Generation and Use" published by Babcock and Wilcox, 1923.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was "Rhonda Writes" who entered here on the site.

Rhonda, I will try and contact you, but if you read this, please send along an email:

fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

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

Friday Giveaway: 10 Antiquarian Poetry Books - contest closed



Contest closed, winner will be announced shortly.



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Athletic

1991 Upper Deck Jose Canseco baseball card.

Found in "Red Branch" by Morgan Llywelyn. Published by Ivy Books, 1989.


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On The Waterfront


Small black and white photograph. No writing or date.

Found in "Water Pageants Games and Stunts" by Olive McCormick. Published by A.S. Barnes, 1933.




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Chicago Bound


Plane ticket, from Charlotte to Chicago.

Found in "Peace Like a River" by Leif Enger. Published by Grove Press, 2001.

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Here I Fell Asleep


Leather bookmark from Bermuda that reads "Here I Fell Asleep."

Found in "The Temple of My Familiar" by Alice Walker. Published by Harcourt Brace, 1989.

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Giveaway winners

There were two winners this week.

First winner was KJ Van Duzer, who entered on Facebook.

Second winner was Roger_Paw, who entered here on the site.

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

Friday Giveaway: Signed Copy of HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed


Contest now closed. Winners will be announced shortly.


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Forever


Photograph, no writing on reverse side.

Found in "Forever" by Pete Hamill. Published by Back Bay Books, 2003.

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We're Gonna Need A Bigger Mold


Large volume recipe for Raspberry Salad:

Serves 50

15 pkgs (3 oz) raspberry jello
15 cups boiling water
10 - 10 1/2 oz. packages frozen raspberries
15 cups applesauce

Dissolve jello in hot water. Add unthawed berries. Stir to dissolve. Add applesauce and pour unto mold. Serve with whipped cream or mayonnaise thinned with cream.


Found in "Ruth Wakefield's Toll House Tried and True Recipes" published by M. Barrows and Co., 1940.

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Everyday Catch


Postcard, featuring "An Everyday Catch in the Sunshine State, Florida." No writing or postmark on reverse side.

Found in "An Autumn Tour in the United States and Canada" by Andrew Iredale. Published by George H. Iredale, 1901.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was JaneSays, who entered here on the site. I will send you a message to the email listed in your Blogger account - or you can contact me here:

fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

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

Friday Giveaway: 10 Vintage Classics - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Mother Nature's Temple


Bookmark, "Barney, West and Smith" printed at the bottom.

Found in "The Practical Book of Tapestries" by George Leland Hunter. Published by Lippincott, 1925.



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So You Think You Can Dance


Note:

Mom - Jackie and I stopped by about 3:00 to say :hi" but no one was home. See you soon -

JT & Jackie

P.S. please save me the article on Dance - pgs 3 + 11

Thanks!

JT


Found in "Capital Dames" by Cokie Roberts. Published by Harper, 2015.

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What's Cooking?



Photograph. Adorable photograph. No writing or dates on reverse.

Found in "Practical Drawing: Book Seven" published by the Practical Drawing Company, no date.



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