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The booklet in Figure 1, published in 1919 to pay tribute to the First War service of Cunard’s Mauretania, is both rare and highly informative. The cover alone summarizes her wide range of service during that war – as a Troopship, as a Hospital Ship, and as an armed Merchant Cruiser. This ar…

A 1935 meeting of the minds created the idea of the New York World's Fair of 1939/40.  The Chicago World's Fair of 1933/34 was still fresh in the minds of the group of New York business men who created the New York World's Fair Corporation.  The corporation made the idea of a World's Fair in…

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