Friday Giveaway: 13 Classics - contest closed


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Thursday

Good morning all - I often share scans and photos of interesting books (and other goodies) that pass through the shop on Twitter. I thought I would round up some of my favorites and share them on Facebook today, you should check it out.



In It To Win It


New York State Lottery instant scratch-off game. I honestly have no idea if it's a winner, I gave up trying to figure it out.

Found in (heh) "Die Broke" by Stephen M. Pollan. Published by Harper, 1997.

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Thanks, Bobo


Gift card:

To Mildred:
With love and a merry Christmas from "Bobo."

Found in "Manhood and Marriage" by Bernarr Macfadden. Published by Macfadden Publications, 1929.

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Giveaway winners

Three winners this week. First, via Twitter was @jmargalo. The last two were from Facebook, Melanie Forbis and Marco Toturro.

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

Friday Giveaway: Signed copies of HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed



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And In The End


Note, found inside matching envelope.

Found in "Roget's International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases" by C.O. Sylvester Mawson. Published by Crowell, 1934.



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Myron


Name card for Myron A. Foote.

Found in "Lost But Found" by Aunt Hattie. Published by Graves and Young, 1866.


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Take A Picture

Polaroid photo, no date or writing.

Found in "The Complete Book of Camping" by Leonard Miracle with Maurice Decker. Published by Outdoor Life, 1971.


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Take It Easy


Drawing of a marijuana leaf.

Found in "How to Grow Marijuana Indoors Under Lights" by Murphy Stevens. Published by Sun Magic Publishing, 1975.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Marsha Davies, who entered over on Facebook.

Friday Giveaway: 10 Vintage Mysteries - contest closed



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Dear Barbie



Postcard featuring the Hotel Syracuse, postmarked April 23, 1966:

Dear Barbie,

Already having a fantastic time and it's only Friday afternoon. I don't think I'll be in school Monday. (Only joking!) Have a fun vacation.

Love ya,
Jerry


Found in "Myra Waldo's Dessert Cookbook" published by Macmillan, 1962.


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The Boys Of Summer




Two pages from a journal. I will keep in the misspellings so you can get the full effect.

Today the garvy broke down and we sailed alone/g? in the harbor. Sue called and I am more homesick.

I was helping (and beeing) babysit at the Hollhans (?). Christeen was being a pain and she has got the hots for boys - today is Saturday the 19th of June 1980

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Today I made a new friend, his name is Jhon. Jhon, Mike and I mad a sand castle, mabey it will still be there tomorrow.

I didn't see Jhon today and the castle was recked but I went(want?) to build another. There is a swim meet tomorrow and I hope I can win something

There was another swim meet today and I won in two events. We won.


Found in "George" by E.L. Konigsburg. Published by Aladdin, 197.





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Totes


 Tote bag from the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network.

Found in "School and Library Atlas of the World" edited by Fred Foster. Published by School and Library Publishing, 1968.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Faith Rollins, who entered here on the site.

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

Friday Giveaway: Signed Copies of HANDWRITTEN RECIPES and FORGOTTEN BOOKMARKS - contest closed



Contest now closed, back shortly with the winner.

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We're A Happy Family


Note:

Bessie born in the year of June 13 1879
Frank J.  - Nov 28 2879
Leo E. - May 11 1881
Margie M. - Oct 18 1882
Frank M. - Feb 1 1884
Rosie L. - May 28 1885
Flosie C - Nov 30 1886
Ben P. - July 6 1889
Edward H. March 26 1891
Papa - Feb 22 1848
Mamma July 3 1857

So there is the Ed Masseth family
Edward
Happy family

Found in "Skepticism Assailed" by Britton H. Tabor. Published by Syndicate Publishing, 1895.



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Jot It Down



Small leatherbound notebook, cover reads "Miladys Shopping List."

Found in "Famous Buildings" by Charles L. Barstow. Published by The Century Co., 1915.


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How To Draw


Three small pencil sketches.

Found in "How To Draw" by Victor Perard. Published by Pitman Publishing, 1949.



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Brenna Markus, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: 10 Vintage Classics - contest closed



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