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Found in Moms Basement

Found in Moms Basement

Paula Zargaj-Reynolds’ blog, an extensive collection of 20th century vintage advertising, is a visual feast. Scroll down below the latest entry to see the long list of categories, including clothing, food,... Read More or Visit Site

Ephemera Society of America

Ephemera Society of America

Great reference on ephemera... includes examples and descriptions of various ephemera categories, selected special exhibits, in-depth articles on ephemera collecting, and an events calendar. or Visit Site

All About Shoes

All About Shoes

From Canada's Bata Shoe Museum comes a visually impressive exhibit focusing on the history of the shoe from traditional Great Plains moccasins to the high heel. Select a story from the pull down menu and dive... Read More or Visit Site

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian

The National Museum of the American Indian website offers looks at current and upcoming programming at the museum's New York and Washington branches, as well as a link to its educational wing, Native Knowledge... Read More or Visit Site

Herman Miller Consortium Collection

Herman Miller Consortium Collection

This website showcases several hundred pieces of furniture, held by thirteen museums, that were designed for Herman Miller Inc. over the years by famous designers like George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames.... Read More or Visit Site

Des Chapeaux

Des Chapeaux

A French tribute to women's hats and other headwear from the 1940s... primarily magazine images, with some commentary (in French). Glamorous is an understatement, this site is a must for all vintage fashion... Read More or Visit Site

The Stamp Collecting Round-up

The Stamp Collecting Round-up

Don Schilling's long-running, in-depth blog on stamp collecting and postal operations. Schilling stays up on all the latest stamp-related news, from dozens of publications, so you don't have to. His posts (no... Read More or Visit Site

Alloy Artifacts

Alloy Artifacts

A tool collectors’ dream, this site is a deep repository of photos and info on 20th century hand tools and the companies that made them. While heavily oriented toward wrenches, the site also features... Read More or Visit Site

Chicago Silver

Chicago Silver

Paul Somerson's incredible reference on handwrought metalwork from the American Arts and Crafts movement of the early 1900s. Features beautiful photos and detailed information on about 20 shops like Kalo,... Read More or Visit Site

AntiqueTractors.com

AntiqueTractors.com

A great reference and community forum on antique tractors. Start with the 39-page master photo list, showing thousands of pre-1970 tractors. Includes makes like Deere, Ford, Chalmers, Farmall, Massey, and many... Read More or Visit Site

Antique Mouse and Rat Trap Gallery

Antique Mouse and Rat Trap Gallery

OK... we werent expecting this one, either. But Rick Cicciarelli has put together such a definitive collection we couldn't resist. Highlights are the photos (and some line drawings) of a large selection of... Read More or Visit Site

Clarice Cliff Collectors Club

Clarice Cliff Collectors Club

A good reference resource for anyone interested in the pottery of Clarice Cliff (1899-1972), who had her heyday in the 1930s. Produced by the Clarice Cliff Collectors Club, the site includes galleries of her... Read More or Visit Site