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This book is an example of a typical comic book. Measuring 6 ? x 10 ? inches, it is saddle-stitch bound and runs for 25 pages including advertisements. The two staples placed roughly three inches from the top and bottom are clearly visible on the…
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Request for permission to book passage on Johnson Line or other ship lacking official authorization. Letter states that the authorized (konzessionierte) lines are completely booked until February/March of 1939, and Mr. Lewin could not have booked…
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First NovelistFourth Annual Award, 2005
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This volume is often lauded as the progenitor of the American comic book. A very important historical artifact in its own right, it contains both newspaper strips and new content bound together in the form of a book. In the context of this…

Mt. Edith Cavell was named for the heroic nurse who was shot during World War I. its former name during the days of the fur trade was La Montagne de la Grande Traverse. It was a much used landmark as its elevation 11,033 ft. (3363 m.) make it one of…

Marble statue of Aesred, the ever-transforming female from James Branch Cabell's mythical land of Poictesme. Originally belonging to James Branch Cabell, this piece is now in Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library.

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Venereal disease bulletin, no. 54.
Public health pamphlet arguing that prostitution spreads venereal disease and cannot be "segregated, licensed, and made sanitary."
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Handbill showing a bottle of alcohol. The bottle's label depicts a boy in short pants with a snake coiled around his body, The label reads "Fluid Extract of Hell. GUARANTEED TO KILL BOYS." Written on the bottle itself are statistics attributed to the…
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