Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Jane Sellers, who entered here on the site.

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

Friday Giveaway: Signed Copy of Forgotten Bookmarks - contest closed

Contest closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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On The Porch


Two matted photographs.


Found in "Aims and Objects of Life" by Walter T. Griffin. Published by Union Publishing House, 1889.

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Whatever Happened To


Note:

What became of the brazen serpent that Moses made?

Found in "The Synopsis of Pediatrics" by T.S. Zahorsky. Published by Mosby, 1939.

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Giveaway winner

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

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

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Classics - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Locked

Key.

Found in "The Path of Thunder" by Peter Abrahams. Published by Harper, 1948.


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Not Forgotten Part XIII

Yet another installment! Here are parts one, twothreefourfivesix, seveneightnine, teneleven and twelve of this ongoing series where I feature some of the items I find that aren't quite good enough for their own post. Enjoy!






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Portrait




Small tintype photograph.

Found in "Twenty Minutes Late" by Pansy. Published by Lothrop, 1893.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Maria Linder Vance, who entered on Facebook.

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

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

Contest now closed, I'll announce the winner shortly.


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Dedicated


Vintage ink blotter advertising Iodalbin.

Found in "Sleepy Steve" by Josef Berger. Published by Minton, Balch and Co., 1931.

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March


Color photograph.

Found in "Andersonville" by MacKinlay Kantor. Published by World Publishing, 1955.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @onepurplegecko, who entered on Instagram.

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

Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Classics - contest closed

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Peck of Pickled Peaches

 Recipe:

Syrup for Pickling Peaches

3 cups sugar
2 cups cider vinegar
2 cups water
1 T whole cloves
1 T whole allspice
3 inch stick of cinnamon

Place spices in bag. Boil syrup for 5 minutes, Add preparted fruit (cook about 5/8 minutes) and cook until tender but not soft. Pack in sterilized jars.


Found in "The Marsh: A Century of Cranberries" by Lela Potter Winn. Published by Exposition Press, 1981.






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Bookmarked

As you can imagine, I find a lot of bookmarks as I am going through books. Here's what I found this week.




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Settling

Fortune from a fortune cookie:

You will make many changes before settling satisfactorily. 


Found in "Emma" by Jane Austen. Published by GuildAmerica, 1996.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Mema Trudy, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: 10 Decorative Antique Books - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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