Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Linda Reynolds Moody, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Novels - contest closed




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Buy In Bulk

Receipt from the J.E. Wood hardware store, Walton NY, dated June 30, 1914.

Found in "The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" published by Henry Altemus, 1898.




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Giveaway winner

This week's giveaway winner was Amanda Tempel, who entered here on the site.

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Friday Giveaway: Ten Children's Picture Books - contest closed



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Porch


Wonderful old black and white photograph. No writing or markings on reverse.

Found in "Christie's old Organ" by Mrs. Walton. Published by A.L. Burt, no date.

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The Devil Is In The Details


 Recipe for Red Cake:

Cream
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs

Add
2 oz red food coloring (that seems like a lot)
1 tsp cocoa - mix well

Add 2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda

Bake at 360 degrees

Found in "Cooking With the Pennsylvania Dutch" edited by A. Monroe Aurand. Published by The Aurand Press, 1946.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Kathy Holder, who entered here on the website via email.

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

Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Novels - contest closed



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All The News That Fits



Found this 1858 New York newspaper in a box of old books this morning.


Articles of note include reports of the Mormon army in Kansas, large school fire in Brooklyn and my favorite bit of news:







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