Safety Dance

Lovely color illustration, reverse is blank. Could have been part of an old greeting card or advertising card.

Found in "The Calling of Dan Matthews" by Harold Bell Wright. Published by A.L. Burt, 1909.


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Giveaway winner

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SS Île de France

Postcard featuring the French ocean liner SS Île de France. No writing or postmarks on reverse.

Found in "Stories Behind the World's Great Music" by Sigmund Spaeth. Published by Garden City Publishing, 1940.



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NKOTB

New Kids on the Block bookmark.

Found in its original home, "New Kids on the Block: Backstage Surprise" by Seth McEvoy and Laure Smith. Published by Archway, 1990.


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Portrait

Matted photograph.

No name or writing on reverse, printed studio is "Instructor Co., Dansville NY."

Found in "The World's Greatest Books: Volume XIX" edited by Lord Northcliffe. Published by McKinley, Stone and Mackenzie, 1910.

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Pickle Me This


Recipe for tomato pickles:

1 pk. tomatoes diced
1 cup salt
Stand overnight, drain

Boil tomatoes in 2 qts water and 1 qt vinegar 15 minutes

Drain, then take
5 qts vinegar
2 lbs brown sugar
1/2 lb white mustard seed
2 tablespoons ground allspice
2 tablespoons ground cloves
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons ground ginger
2 tablespoons ground mustard
2 green peppers cut in strips

Put all into a porcelain kettle and cook 15 minutes, put spices in loose.


Found in "Lowney's Cook Book" prepared by Maria Willett Howard. Published by Lowney's, 1921.


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Sweet


Coupon for seven cents off Sweet Tarts or Pixy Stix (offer expires December 31, 1974).

Found in "Billy Bathgate" by E.L. Doctorow. Published by Harper, 1989.

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Giveaway winner

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Portrait Of A Lady


Photograph, no date or writing on reverse.

Found in "Gloria Victis" by J.A. Mitchell. Published by Scribners, 1897.

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Excused


 Note:

Prof. Verrill,

Please excuse Bertha's  absence from school yesterday and oblige.

V.E. Birch

Apr. 11th '90

Charles H. Verrill


Found in "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp" published by A.L. Burt.


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