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.
Friday, August 20, 2010
1939 World's Fair: Norway
Here is another book Madeline picked up at the World's Fair. This is the front cover:
And here is the back cover:
No cell phones or email back then!
You wouldn't see an ad like this today!
So we can thank Norway for cod liver oil.
Hope you enjoyed this little taste of Norway in 1939.