Archive for January, 2017

Postcard Memories of Presidential Inaugurals

Postcard Memories of Presidential Inaugurals

By Roy Nuhn   This month America once again celebrates the inaugural of an elected chief executive – our 57th such happening.  Such ceremonies hark back more than two hundred years to April 30, 1789.  On that long-ago Thursday, George Washington stood in New York City’s Federal Hall and was sworn in as our first president.   More than 50 presidential swearing-ins […]

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What Is It? January 2017

What Is It? January 2017

January’s What Is It is a piece of Carnival Glass, “the poor man’s Tiffany.” In an article written by Martie Grubenhoff in 2008 we learned that Carnival glass has been around for over one hundred years, gaining popularity in the collecting world from the 1950’s. The pressed and iridized glass was dubbed carnival glass when it was given as prizes […]

by · January 9, 2017 · 0 comments · What Is It?