Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Carolyn Scott-Nimitz, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Signed Copy of HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed


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I Hardly Know


Postcard, dated September 14, 1906:

Albany NY

Dear Cousin,

I hardly know what to say to you about coming out next week for I don't know yet as I can get away from my work. I don't think I can come before Wed. anyway but will try and let you know.

Found in "The Volcano's Deadly Work" by General McAlister.  Published by W.E. Scull, 1902

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That Time Of Year


I wanted to share a few of the holiday postcards I've found over the years.

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The Lesson

Trimmed illustration.

Found in "The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" published by Houghton Mifflin, 1882.

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Giveway winner

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

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Friday Giveaway: Signed Copy of FORGOTTEN BOOKMARKS - contest closed



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Pay To The Order

 Cancelled check from the Farmer's National Bank of Deposit, NY dated April 20, 1921.

Found in "The Nature of the Beast" by Ruth Crosby Noble. Published by Doubleday, 1945.

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The Thread



Trade card advertising J & P Coats Thread.

Found in "Flat Iron For a Farthing" by Juliana Horatia Ewing. Published by Donohue and Co., no date.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Alice Cole, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Children's Books - contest closed



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Distressed For Success


Not a creature was stirring, except the mouse who was chewing the corners off this book.