Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The California Traveler






When people ask where I get some of the information I know, I tell them it comes from my collection of the "California Traveler" magazine.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Useful Birds of America









These cards were distributed by Church & Dwight Company as part of their ongoing "Beautiful" series that ran from the 1940's to the 1950's.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Foreign Money Collection



























Just imagine the places you could go with this funny money in your pocket.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

John Deere Drinking Tires






These are two John Deere Drinking Tires. They were originally sold with a green straw as cups for your John Deere themed children's party. As you can see, the top twists off and also has a hole in it for your favorite green straw. These are neither made nor sold anymore.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Copper Jewelry Box, Jerome Arizona, 1940's














This beautiful copper jewelry box was given out by the UV Mine in Jerome Arizona, to employees as tokens of appreciation for their hard work. The UV Mine closed in the early 1950's.