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Sarah Bernhardt was the most famous actress in Paris in 1894.  Beautiful and charismatic she understood the power of photography and new printing techniques like lithography as tools to promote her career.

In 1999 – my goodness, that's already 20 years ago – my wife Elaine and I made our one and only automobile trip across the United States. We started from our home in suburban Boston, Massachusetts.  Our destinations were to visit our friend Sally in Portland, Oregon and our friends Dave and …

On December 7, 1941, a date more than 75 years ago, our nation was abruptly and brutally pulled into World War II. The life of every American was changed forever. It was the dawn of a new world and of a new kind of warfare - one that had revolutionary military aviation at its core.

I received the following via e-mail regarding an article from William Pepe that was featured in the last issue of Barr’s. Thanks to Audrey Madans for taking the time to drop us a letter and thanks to William Pepe for writing the article about the Boston area. ~~Kimberley Mathisen, Editor

Set to feature free film screening, two convening societies and NPM chief curator of philately, Dan Piazza