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The Story of The Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection by Earl J. Arnold-- page xv

updated 11 March 2019

Begin your adventure! "It was in the cold and bleak days of February, 1885,..." Direct from Earl J. Arnold's typewriter comes the story of Emma Jane Arnold's compilation of her scrapbook, which became The Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection - 1885
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"This scrapbook is priceless in that it tells the story of the skills of the early days printing industry, the ingenuity of artists, the almost unbelievable artistry of lithographers of the 1800s and the genius of script writers." (There is no need to strain your eyes on the typewritten text below. Each panel is an image which can be enlarged by clicking on it.) "It was in the cold and bleak days of February 1885 that Robert Earl Arnold, a Civil War Veteran,
and a war casualty with throat, bronchial and Lung trouble, recently returned home from Lake Speculator NY, answered the final call.
"From the front lines he was given the lighter duties of assisting in the stable …
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