Ephemera is a broad term used to describe items of paper that were created for use in a short time span and meant to be thrown away after one or two uses. Items generally put into the ephemera category of collecting would be sheet music, posters, stock certificates, post cards, cigarette cards, magazines, catalogs, and the like.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
The Library of Congress has a good information article on making your own family time capsule. It outlines many things you need to take into consideration when undertaking such a project. It's actually got me thinking it may be fun to put some of Madeline's Memories into a capsule to be discovered by some lucky person in the future.