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Sailor Sam


Photograph, no writing or markings on reverse side.

Found in "The Roots of American Loyalty" by Merle Curti. Published by Columbia University Press, 1946.


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Portrait Of A Man, Dog, and Baby


Photograph, no date or writing on reverse side.



Found in "Harper's Magazine: Volume XLVIII" published by Harper and Brothers, 1874.

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Elastica


Pink elastic hair band.

Found in "Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban" by J.K. Rowling. Published by Scholastic, 1999.
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They Say It's Your Birthday

Small card, thick stock paper.

Written in red ink:

#99

5th Birthday

Mrs. D. Knowls

Found in "B.P. Ranch in Indian Land" by Gordon Stuart. Published by Reilly and Lee, 1936.

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Hey Big Spender


Photo postcard, no writing or date on reverse. There's a small studio mark on he front.

Found in "The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson. Published by Lothrop, 1902.

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Racy






I'm not 100% sure what this bookmark is; appears to be a sheet of decals or stickers. Almost like a sheet of temporary tattoos. I was unable to peel anything off, but that might be due do the decay of the adhesive over the years. It is marked #106 with a price of ten cents. No other information on reverse.

Found in "The Fifteenth Annual of Advertising Art" published by The Book Service Company, 1936


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Marked






Wooden Chinese bookmark.

Found in "Reveries of a Bachelor" by IK Marvel. Published by Scribners, 1896.

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A Rose


Dried and pressed flower.

Found in "The Girl of the Woods" by Grace Livingston Hill. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1942.

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Main Street


 Photo postcard, no stamp or writing on reverse. Titled "Lower Main Street, Andes NY."




Here's what it looks like on streetview:





Found in "The Story of Our Country" by Smith Burnham. Published by Universal Book And Bible House, 1921

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Lost And Found



One dollar bill.

Found in "Nancy Drew: The Strange Message in the Parchment" by Carolyn Keene. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1998.

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Improbable

Dried and pressed maple leaf.

Found in "Probable Sons" by Amy LeFeuvre. Published by Revell, 1896.


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Portrait


Carte de visite photograph, no writing on reverse.

Found in "Jefferson's Manual: Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives of the United States" edited by Asher C. Hinds. Published by the Government Printing Office, 1901.

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Thinking of You

 Birthday card:

Thinking of You on Your Birthday

Remembrance on your Birthday brings
A warm good wish for all the things
That make a Happy Birthday

Found in "The Perennial Bachelor" by Anne Parish. Published by Harpers, 1925.

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Seeing Double


Two bookmarks supporting the Bernard W. Gimbel Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center.

Found in "The Life and Works of Beethoven" by John Burk. Published by the Modern Library, 1943.
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Enchanted


Bookmark from the Enchanted Doll House, Manchester Center VT.

Found in "Sylvia's Farm" by Sylvia Jorrin. Published by Bloomsbury, 2004.

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The Golden Glow



Handwritten recipe for "Pumpkin Golden Glow" -

Chop coarsely 3 lb. of peeled pumpkin
Cover with 3 lb. of sugar. Let stand overnight.
In morning, add juice and grated rind of 6 oranges and 3 lemons.
Cook slowly till thick.
Few raisins may be added.

Found in "Astrology: Your Place Amount The Stars" by Evangeline Adams. Published by Dodd and Mead, 1930.
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Joker Ain't The Only Fool


Queen of hearts playing card.

Found in "A Daughter's Geography" by Ntozake Shange. Published by St. Martin's Press, 1983.

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Howl


Dried and pressed flower.

Found in "The Wolf Woman" by Arthur Stringer. Published by Bobbs-Merrill, 1928.

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1812



Dried and pressed plant.

Found in "The Authentic History of the Second War for Independence" by Samuel R. Brown. Published by J.G. Hathaway, 1815.

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Adventure Time


Small photograph, no writing or markings on reverse.

Found in "Adventurous Religion" By Harry Emerson Fosdick. Published by Harper and Bros., 1926.

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Natural Healing


Vintage "Aidtex" brand adhesive bandage.

Found in "Pumps and Pumping" edited by E. Molloy. Published by the Chemical Publishing Company, 1941.

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To The Moon

Postcard featuring Luna Park Tower, Coney Island NY. No writing or postmark on reverse.

Found in "Being Born" by Frances Bruce Strain. Published by Appleton-Century, 1938.

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Greatest Discovery Of The Age

Amusing advertisement for "Force's Roach Exterminator."

Found in "Backgrounds of American Literary Thought" by Rod Hudson and Herbert Edwards. Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1952.

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We Three


Photograph, two exposures on a single sheet.

Found in "New York State In Story: Part I" by Jeanne Meador Schwarz and Minerva Goldberg. Published by Frank E. Richards, 1962.

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IHOP


Vintage paper coaster from The International House of Pancakes.

Found in "Unseen Life in New York" by William Beebe. Published by Duell, Sloan and Pierce, 1953.

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The Girl With The Curl

Paper packaging from "The Girley Hair Pin" made by The Girlie Pin Co., San Francisco.

Found in "Aftermath" by James Lane Allen. Published by Harpers, 1899.


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Down To Business

Trade card advertising J.R. Mitchell and Son Dry Goods of Bristol, CT.

Found in "A First Book of Business Methods" by William Teller and Henry Brown. Published by Rand McNally, 1916.


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Let All The People Sing


Small key.

Found in "Ocean Grove Christian Songs" published by Tali Esen Morgan, 1902.

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Homemade



Homemade bookmark.

Found in "The Submarine Boys' Lightning Cruise" by Victor Durham. Published by Saalfield, 1910.







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