Before individual stickers-by-the-yard became popular in the '80s, sets like these Halloween sticker sheets were the big thing with kids!
People as vegetables: Odd old trade cards from the 1800s showing men & women literally made from veggies
Trade cards, the granddaddy of today's trading cards, were common in the 1800s, and often showed offbeat images that existed solely to build brand buzz. Here's a strange set showing people as vegetables.
Why do so many people still love vintage Peanuts stickers sheets? 'You'd be astounded at the enthusiasm of Peanuts collectors,' said cartoonist Charles Schulz in 1989, who once resembled his round-faced Charlie Brown character.
Holly Hobbie is the old-fashioned girl dressed in calico with lace-up boots and an enormous sunbonnet who now appears on toys, gift wrap, decoupage kits, wall plaques, figurines, collector plates and more.
Scrapbooks as a history of life, of feeling, of the emotions of one’s heart: Perspectives on our place in time from 1894
Scrapbooks keep the cream, the gem, the one poem, or sketch, or speech or story that made us smile or weep; a biography, a history, a journal written by a thousand other hands, and yet our own.
Stickers are the latest craze for pre-high pre-high pre-high school kids, and they've taken both east and west coast by storm. The offspring of the lowly label, pressure-sensitive stickers have become the baseball cards of the 80s.
Modern armies are built on each soldier's pride in his own unit. The insignia did so much for morale that the Army soon made shoulder insignia mandatory.
How many of these cool old scratch-n-sniff stickers do you remember?
Here are the autographs of eleven lost music legends, many gone far too soon.
Fads in scrapbooks Collections that are sources of pleasure and profit Well-bound scrapbooks, containing photographs taken by the giver, and cut... Click to read more...
Few people know how much pleasure is to be got out of that old-fashioned contrivance, a scrapbook. It has its own peculiar graces, and the making should afford an intellectual pleasure of a very high order.
Take a look back here at Woman's Day covers during the year 1950, and marvel at how much magazine marketing, photography and graphic design have changed.
Antique hunting - new style by Paul Kagan Was it the trivia program she had just seen on television? Or was it merely the pinch of autumn in the... Click to read more...
Collectors' items? Joel Tator, a director with KNBC in beautiful downtown Burbank, has spent 17 years collecting tickets to Hollywood radio and TV ... Click to read more...
Sears: Absolutely Annie Annie opens to rave reviews While Aileen Quinn wins hearts as star of the Columbia Pictures movie Annie, Sears is winning he... Click to read more...
The new rage for old toys Children move aside -- vintage lead soldiers and wind-up Popeyes are for grownups only by Rita Reif Publisher Mal... Click to read more...