Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Story of The Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection by Earl J. Arnold-- page xv

updated 13 January 2019



Begin your adventure!
"It was in the cold and bleak days of February, 1885,..."
Direct from Earl J. Arnold's typewriter comes the
story of Emma Jane Arnold's compilation of her scrapbook,
which became

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"This scrapbook is priceless in that it tells the story of the skills of the early days printing industry, the ingenuity of artists, the almost unbelievable artistry of lithographers of the 1800s and the genius of script writers."
(There is no need to strain your eyes on the typewritten text below. Each panel is an image which can be enlarged by clicking on it.)




I thought  there was one interesting little detail about Earl Arnold's early employment missing from the above, which is noted below for those who have not read the article on page xiv already.

According to an article about the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection appearing in the

Summer 1965 issue of Food Marketing in New England (First National Stores, v. 26 no. 1 p. 22):



For more information about the life and career of Earl J. Arnold, see
and

There is also a public record on Ancestry.com If you are not already a member, you may have to sign up for a free account to see it.


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