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The seasoning with a storied history

The seasoning with a storied history

Photo by Lachlan on UnsplashMay 2024Everything Old The seasoning with a storied historyby Corbin Crable Everyone knows there are two types of people: Those who crave sugary snacks, and those who would prefer something salty instead. I’ve always fallen into the latter...

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Space Age design dominated  postwar America

Space Age design dominated postwar America

https://firefly.adobe.com/generate/imagesMarch 2024Everything Old Space Age design dominated postwar Americaby Corbin Crable This issue of Discover Vintage America will present decades of vintage NASA collectibles, which have chronicled our fascination with space...

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Pachinko is Japan’s answer to pinball

Pachinko is Japan’s answer to pinball

Photo by Emile Guillemot on UnsplashJan/Feb 2024Everything Old Pachinko is Japan’s answer to pinballby Corbin Crable In this issue of Discover Vintage America, you’ll read about the storied history of the pinball machine, from the controversy it faced in the game’s...

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Collecting for teetotalers

May 2024Good Eye Collecting for teetotalersby Peggy Whiteneck The history of tea and its dispersion is not entirely known nor clearly understood, but it appears the first tea appeared in China at least as early as 350 BC. Eventually, tea drinking would expand across...

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Ocean Waves quilts revisited

March 2024Covering Quilts Ocean Waves quilts revisitedby Sandra Starley   Nature has long inspired quilters. As American quilting developed in Eastern seaboard settlements, it is not surprising that early quilt designs and pattern names often carried a nautical...

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Get crafty on the Square in Garnett

Get crafty on the Square in Garnett

May 2024. Get crafty on the Square in Garnett   Enjoy some small-town hospitality (and homemade crafts, of course) in downtown Garnett during the 2024 Square Fair on May 11. Vendors will be set up on the Anderson County Courthouse lawn, selling wares from across...

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Old magazine brought back memories of the 1950s

April 2024​Vintage Discoveries Old magazine brought back memories of the 1950sby Ken Weyand Like many 15-year-old boys in early 1950s rural America, I was caught up in the popular culture of the times. In those heady days before the Internet killed off or reshaped...

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One Hundred Years of Valentines

February 2023Books for Collectors"One Hundred Years of Valentines" by Katherine KreiderBy Corbin Crable  Remember sitting at your desk in elementary school on Valentine’s Day and anxiously waiting for your crush to slip a small envelope into the box you had...

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