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America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful

April 2022Cover Story America the Beautiful Ad campaigns deter littering, encourage preservation of country’s natural beautyby Corbin CrableIt’s hard to believe that what we know as recycling today was largely unfamiliar to Americans just a few decades ago. You likely...

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Let’s go camping this summer

Let’s go camping this summer

Photo by sendi gibran on Unsplash May 2022 Everything Old Let’s go camping this summer by Corbin Crable   Arrival of Summer With the arrival of summer, it only seems appropriate that our editorial content in this issue include ways to welcome the season for which...

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Reading remains a lifelong love

Reading remains a lifelong love

Photo by Mael BALLAND on UnsplashMarch 2022Everything OldReading remains a lifelong loveby Corbin Crable  In this issue, we will explore the rich history of children’s literature, which has given birth to generations of lifelong readers, myself included. Growing...

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Wanted: Experts & expertise

June 2022Good Eye Wanted: Experts & expertiseby Peggy Whiteneck Reliable dealer/seller Expertise in Antiques and Collectibles Many years ago, I wrote a column for Discover on the need for reliable dealer/seller expertise in antiques and collectibles, and it seems...

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Learn something new – take a quilt class

August 2022Covering QuiltsLearn something new - take a quilt class ​by Sandra Starley  This year, I have been focusing my column on the benefits of learning new quilting skills whether to stretch your brain or finish old projects. One great way to learn a new...

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At Leavenworth Live, it’s time to boogie

At Leavenworth Live, it’s time to boogie

August 2022 ... At Leavenworth Live, it's time to boogie Get ready to grab your sweetie and shake off the summer heat as Leavenworth Main Street brings its free concert series, Leavenworth Live, to town with a performance by local rock-horn band Brass Rewind. The...

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Picture book was a 1917 railroad souvenir

August 2022​Vintage Discoveries Picture book was a 1917 railroad souvenirby Ken Weyand Rocky Mountain Views One of my relatives who traveled through the Western states by rail in the early 1900s came home with a souvenir book of “Rocky Mountain Views. The origin of my...

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Toy car had the look of a Chrysler “Airflow”

June 2022 ​Vintage Discoveries Toy car had the look of a Chrysler “Airflow” by Ken Weyand   Back in the mid-1940s Back in the mid-1940s, my wife’s dad, a physician in Hamilton, IL, had acquired a couple of toy metal cars. My wife, Karen, said her dad gave the...

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“Collecting Classic Video Games”

January 2022Books for Collectors“Collecting Classic Video Games”By Corbin Crable  “Collecting Classic Video Games” Just in case you can’t tell, this month’s issue of Discover Vintage America is all about Generation X collectibles, and video games came of age as...

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