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Ephemera (noun, from the Greek ephemeron)

  1. Things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time.
  2. Items of collectible memorabilia, typically written or printed ones, that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness or popularity.
  3. Really random but cool things that I've held onto for no good reason, and now offer up for your enjoyment.
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The Press Room: NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB Publications

NOTE: The Press Room has moved to its own site, SportsPaper.info. Please update your bookmarks and links accordingly.

Better Living Through Mail Order - Selections from Sears catalogs of years past.

The Sears print catalog was an icon of American consumerism for a century. In this section we shall fondly rememeber and (sometimes) gently mock page scans from both the Big Book and Wish Book, which offered everything from clothes to toys, and from car parts to bibles.

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Football in Living Color - Game Programs of the American Football League, 1960-1969

Note: While the framework of my AFL gallery is up for now, I am in the process of migrating all content to SportsPaper.info. Thanks to everyone who supported my love of AFL programs over the last several years!

The Original Extreme Couponing - The 1968 Raleigh/Bel-Air Cigarette Catalog

Sit back, light up, and gaze upon the pages of the 48th edition of the 1968 Raleigh/BelAir cigarette coupon catalog. Then see how emphysema is but a small price to pay for the swank merchandise contained therein.

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Steel your nerves for 110 miles of pulse-raising, card-dispensing automobile action. It's time to play the 1937 edition of Touring, the classic Parker Bros. card racing game!

The Wonderful World of View-Master

Tired of looking at pictures of national parks or your favorite TV shows in two crummy dimensions? Enter The Wonderful World of View-Master, where we laugh at 2D. Scoff, even. New reels are added at random intervals.

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