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Eisenhower statue in front of Presidential Library

Hail to the Chief

-Presidential libraries seek to inform, preserve leaders’ legacy

By Corbin Crable

This Presidents’ Day, stick to your New Year’s resolution of taking the time to learn something new and take advantage of a visit to one of the presidential libraries and museums in your state.

Discover Vintage America’s coverage area spans multiple states (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Arkansas), and there exists a network of 13 presidential libraries, all managed by the National Archives. Of those 13 libraries, more than a third are located in one of our coverage states. In this issue, we’ll introduce you to each of them.

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In this issue…


Antique Detective
Antique Detective 1909 Carousel Tiger
Good Eye
Finding Antiques With a Good Eye
Covering Quilts
Mid-America News
Mid-American News - cloud scape
Collecting Classics
Classic Collection -Cartoons
Vintage Discoveries
Travelling with Ken - Classroom
Books for Collectors
collecting books old stack of books

A Message From Our Editor

An ode to snow days, now gone

by Corbin Crable

As I write this, temperatures in the Kansas City metro area continue to hover below freezing, with traces of snow lingering like an unwelcome dinner guest who failed to bring a bottle of wine to your party.

Throughout the winter months, as snow and ice have pelted the Midwest, it’s been easy to reflect on all we’ve lost these past couple of years.

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