All posts tagged: vintage ephemera

Matchbook Landscapes

Matchbook Landscapes is an interesting project by Krista Charles, who has collected old matchbooks ever since she salvaged a small collection from her then 90 year old grandfather-in-law. For each matchbook I find where the location of the business would be in Google Maps and on the inside cover of the matchbook I make a pencil […]

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brand name pencils

a website dedicated entirely to brand name pencils. this is why i love the internet! you will learn interesting bits of informaiton like this, WWII-era pencils have very distinct cardboard or plastic ferrules . Metals were needed for the war effort so a hard cardboard or plastic replaced the nickel or brass previously used to […]

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worth a thousand words

jordan smith aka what makes the pie shops tick? collects found vintage photographs & ephemera that i can browse for ages and ages (and have done). his collection is amazingly extensive and gives you a glimpse into the lives of ordinary americans in the fifties and sixties.

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