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.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Lindbergh Kidnapping

At the back of the big green scrapbook were several newspaper clippings.  Many were about the kidnapping of the infant son of Charles Lindbergh in 1932.  (Click on photos to enlarge and read.)

You can read all the details on this fascinating subject here, direct from the FBI's files.

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