1954 Cordials Cocktail Napkins

Produced in 1954, these Cordial cocktail napkins feature 12 gay designs using faux feathers, little plastic pieces and cute artwork. My girlfriend (now wife) and I purchased these great pieces of mid-century ephemera back in 2003 and somehow I never got around to scanning them!

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Found Photo Friday: Elsie Bolcar

It’s the return of Found Photo Friday. This week features 11 slides in found back in 2009 of a woman named Elsie Bolcar from Haledon, New Jersey. I don’t know if these photos were shot for a contest or some other reason, but they show young Elsie in a variety of poses and outfits.

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