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It is with deep sadness that I report the death of William Pepe, who has been a contributing writer to Barr’s Post Card News & Ephemera fo…

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In 1928 Davis McConnell, a young man from New York introduced a new line of products called AVON. They were very successful and by 1939 the company name was changed to AVON PRODUCTS INC. We have here an American Dream come true. By 1949 the comp[any had spread through the Midwest like wildfi…

When I was a youngster, I knew that come September, out would come the vitamin C solution. As I remember, my mother would deposit five drops under my tongue three times a week. I also remember that the drops tasted awful and upset my stomach. When I complained, I was told that no lesser a ma…