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Archive for March 23rd, 2009

This striking image on the cover of one of our pamphlets caught my eye today – “Plant Food:  Its Nature, Composition and Most Profitable Use, Prepared to Aid Practical Farmers,” was published c. 1895 by the North Carolina State Horticultural Society, Experimental Farms, Southern Pines.  This guide contains brief descriptions of fertilizers – Potash, Phosphorus, […]

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Where the Heel?, Part XII

After a short break, slogan-based “Where the Heel?”s are back! The image above is the cover of a general tourist brochure with a blank line replacing the name of the location being advertised. Do you know which locality not only had dig-’em-yourself gemstones, but also used the activity as the highlight of their tourism campaign? […]

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