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.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

1939 World's Fair Brochures: Belgium; Turkey; Alberta, Canada; and Long Island State Parks

I have found more brochures that Madeline picked up when she visited the 1939 World's Fair.

The country of Belgium: 

From the Turkish exhibit:

They were selling liquers!

A travel brochure from Alberta:

I don't get the dinosaur connection.

Beautiful Long Island State Parks:


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