Vintage and antique catalogs, children's books, cookbooks, craft books, fiction, history books, magazines, and non fiction books.
Original vintage softcover book: Allmand Welding Instruction Book
Published by Allmand Brothers of Holdrege, Nebraska
Dated: Circa 1950s
Book measures 6 inches wide x almost 9 inches tall, with 63 pages.
Foreword: This book is intended to be an instruction book for arc welding. It is written with the intention of offering instruction to those who have had little or no experience.
We will try to avoid technical terms as much as possible, and will deal primarily with the welding of various grades of iron and steel, especially those types of iron including cast and malleable iron usually found in farm implements.
Includes some line drawing illustrations, along with a few photos.
Book is in very good condition with some age toning, light soiling and pencil writing on the cover.
Vintage Dedication Services 75th Anniversary Booklet for Trinity Lutheran Church at both Gilead and Gladstone, Nebraska. Dated August 16, 1959.
Contains photos of the churches and pastors, church statistics, list of confirmands for both churches, and brief church history.
Softcover booklet with stapled spine. It measures 5 1/2 inches wide x 8 1/2 inches long, with 24 pages.
Condition is very good.
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1983 Gage County History Book. This is a hardcover book. Red cover with raised lettering and raised border. Gold gilt lettering on the spine.
Book measures 9.25 inches wide x 12.25 inches tall, with 363 pages. No index.
Published in 1983 by Taylor Publishing Company.
Includes a brief history of the towns of Gage county. Including: Blue Springs, Liberty, Adams, Pickrell, Rockford, Filley, Holmesville, Wymore, Barneston, Odell, Cortland, Clatonia, Virginia, Ellis, and Lanham.
Also includes sections on County History, Ghost Towns, Churches, Schools, Clubs, Lodges, Hospitals, Businesses, Cemeteries, Special Stories, and Family Stories.
Interior pages are in excellent condition with some light soiling. Binding is tight and covers are nice.
Very heavy book weighing just over 4 lbs.
Great research tool for genealogists!
Antique Book. Hand-book of Industrial Drawing for Teachers in Common Schools. Lincoln, Neb.: J. H. Miller, 1897. Second Edition. Illustrated.
Book measures 8 x 5 1/2 inches, with 130 pages. Blue cloth backed printed boards. Boards are rubbed. Signature inside cover. Pages are nice with age toning and a small tear on the edge of one page.
Ida was supervisor of drawing in public schools, Beatrice, Nebraska.
Interesting book with illustrations.
Vintage Scrapbook Album. A Memory Book of My School Days. Book is copyright 1920 by The Reilly & Lee Co. Designed and Decorated by Helen A. Haselton. Art Deco graphics throughout.
Softcover book with leather covers. Measures about 6.5 inches wide x 10 inches tall and about 2 inches thick. 189 pages. Book weighs 1 pound 9 ounces.
This Vintage memory book was kept by Olive Halek of Fairbury, Nebraska. She evidently started her school years in Belleville, Kansas, as there is a real photo postcard glued to an early page in the book showing the third grade class there.
37 photos (Including Senior Sneak Day)
Numerous newspaper clippings
Purple Floral Napkin
Alumni Banquet Programs
Sports Banquet Programs
Class of '23 Nursery (Births)
Glued in Cut out newspaper photos of football players along with hand written notes on each player.
Coach write up
Write up on each football game that school year along with score for each game.
Olive kept very detailed notes and very comprehensive record of her time at Fairbury High School and the FHS class of 1923. Eighty percent of the pages are filled.
Most of the photos are glued in, with a few loose ones.
Very nice piece of history!
Vintage and original 1959 Witness Yearbook for the Omaha Baptist Bible Institute. This is a hardcover book measuring 8.25 x 11 inches with approximately 70 pages.
Numerous activity and student photos.
Condition is good with some faint writing visible at the top of the front cover. Also ink writing inside back cover, and former owners name inside front cover.
Nebraska Folklore Book Three. Softcover book, stapled spine, measuring 6.25 x 9.25 inches with 31 pages.
Written and compiled by The Nebraska Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration, Federal Works Agency. Published by Woodruff Printing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska October, 1941.
Contents include:Pioneer Schools, Ballads, Pioneer Churches, Nebraska Songs of the '90s, The Great Blizzard, and Pioneer Dance Calls.
Condition is very good with some wear to covers and previous owners name written on title page. Interior pages are very good with some age toning and some sentences have been underlined.
Great gift for the Nebraska history buff!
Nebraska Folklore Book Two. Softcover book, stapled spine, measuring 6.25 x 9.25 inches with 32 pages.
Written and compiled by The Nebraska Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration, Federal Works Agency. Published by Woodruff Printing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska October, 1940.
Contents include: Indian Place Legends, Historical Legends, Ballads, Legends of Febold Feboldson, Animal Legends, Reminiscences of Dad Streeter, Dance Calls, Santee-Sioux Indian Legends, Early Nebraska Cooking, and Pioneer Recollections.
Condition is very good with some wear to covers and previous owners name written on cover. Interior pages are very good with some age toning and first few pages have indentation from a paper clip at top center.
Great gift for the Nebraska history buff!
Nebraska Folklore Book. Softcover book, with staple spine, measuring 6.25 x 9.25 inches with 32 pages.
Written and compiled by The Nebraska Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration, Federal Works Agency. Published by Woodruff Printing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska October, 1939.
Contents include Animal Legends, Indian Legends, Historical Legends, Place Name Stories, Cowboy Songs, Nebraska Cattle Brands, Tall Tales, and Songs About Nebraska.
Condition is very good with wear to covers, and interior pages are detached from cover, but bound.
Vintage Union Pacific Railroad Centennial Coloring Book. Celebrating the driving of The Golden Spike which united our Nation.
The story of how the railroad was built and how it evolved over the years.
Book measures 8 x 10 inches with 16 pages.
Book is unused. No pages have been colored. Condition is very good with some wear soiling to covers.
Interior pages are very good with age toning along the edges.
Nice collectible coloring book!
Vintage 1967 Nebraska State Centennial Coloring Book. Nebraska Storybook Illustrated. Honour To Pioneers Who Broke The Sods That Men To Come Might Live. Illustrated by Mr. Emerson Lamb. Copyright 1965.
The story of how Nebraska was settled.
Official Centennial Issue
Book measures 8.5 x 11 inches with 32 pages.
No pages have been colored. Condition is very good with some wear to covers.
Immortal Hymn Writers Hymns Pictures and Biographies by Dr. J. A. Lee. First 2/3 of the book is hymns, 2 pages of photos, and 10 pages of biographies.
Softcover book measuring 5 x 8 inches with approximately 50 pages.
Good condition with some soiling and wear to covers, ink underlining and notations at the back of the book, and newspaper clipping taped inside back cover.Please check my store for more vintage postcards, books and ephemera. Thanks for visiting!
Lot of 2 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Childhood Booklets.
Common Childhood Diseases. Edition of November 1954. Measures 5 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches with 36 pages. Soiling and wear to covers. Really cute graphics.
Nine to Twelve. Copyright 1960. Measures 5 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches with 18 pages. Very good condition with light wear.Please check my store for more vintage postcards, books and ephemera. Thanks for visiting!
Antelope County Nebraska District 81 Country School Records Book. Book measures 8.25 x 10.75 inches with 115 pages. Covers the years of 1906-1922.
Sections include: Record of School Meetings Minutes, Teacher Contracts, Expense Record, and Orders Drawn on County and District Treasurer.
Not every page is filled. This would have been from a very small school district.
Cover is detached.
Vintage 1878-1953 Palmer, Kansas St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 75th Anniversary History Book. Book contains a list and photos of the charter members, history of the Church, pastor bios and photos, Sunday school photos, membership photos, gleaning from the old records, confirmation class lists and honor roll of veterans.
Book measures about 12.25 inches wide and 9 inches tall with 30 pages total. Blue soft cover with white plastic comb spine.
Condition is good with wear and fading to covers. Interior pages are very good with some age toning and light soiling.
Linn, Kansas Centennial 1877-1977 history book. Softcover book measuring 8.5 x 11 inches with 100 pages.
Contents include history of Linn, local church history, local clubs, school group photos, mayors of Linn, family photos, building photos, business leaders, etc.
Condition is good with wear to covers. Including creasing, soiling and some small spots of paper loss. Interior pages are in very good condition with some light age toning along the edges.
Vintage Booklet commemorating the 75th Diamond Jubilee 1874-1949 for Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilber, Nebraska. Soft cover book measuring about 6 inches x 9 inches with 37 pages.
Contains a history of the church, Ministers that have served, Historical dates, Names of 118 members of the church, World War II Roll of honor, sketches of previous pastors. And also has photos of the church, parsonage, ministers and group photo of the congregation.
Condition is excellent. Great piece of Wilber, Nebraska history. Please check my shop for more Nebraska history books and memorabilia.
1973 Omaha Nebraska Lamplighter College Yearbook for Immanuel Hospital School of Nursing. Hardcover book measuring 8.25 inches x 11 inches with 55 pages.
Condition is very good with some soiling to covers.
Vintage 1972 Lamplighter College Yearbook for Immanuel Hospital School of Nursing at Omaha, Nebraska. This is a hardcover book measuring 8.25 inches x 11 inches with 50 pages.
Condition is very good with some minor wear to covers and previous owners name written inside cover in ink.
Vintage 1925 Grinnell, Iowa College Yearbook. The Cyclone. This is a hardcover book measuring 8 inches x 11 inches with approximately 250 pages.
Contains: Faculty photos, student photos, club photos, sports, local advertising etc.
Individual student photos include:
Wilma Arnold, Genevieve Ashby, Veta Baker, Madge Baltimore, Ruth Barber, Doris M. Barber, Jack Bender, Harry Boge, Alta, Booton, Eugene Breitenbach, Norma M. Bowman, Helen Adele Brewer, Frank Bunnel, Arthur Bryant, Earl S. Burch, William Russell Burke, Jeanette Calmenson, Elfriede Lisle Cartano, Harriet Cathcart, Alice Christensen, Alice Dorothy Clifton, Mildred Cohen, Ella Clough, Elizabeth M. Conard, Margaret Corey, Rowena Craft, Neil L. Crone, Lorraine Curtis, George Dare, Keith Daubenberger, Katherine J. Davis, Mary Dieterich, Lester Duke, Curtis Eiker, Katherine Farwell, Robert Fell, Margaret Field, Esther Fisher, James Fitz, Millard Gelvin, Donald C. Fullerton, Katherine Gilmore, Grace Grant, Irma Goodrich, Floyd Green, John Grimes, Gerald Griffin, Ada Grosenbaugh, Donald B. Hadley, Edna Grosenbaugh, Hugh D. Hale, George Hamlin, Adelaide Harlan, Guy Harrington, Mary Frances Hedges, Dirk Heezen, Eugenia Onalee Heldridge, Mary Layton Hewitt, Gilbert Henry, Eugene L. Howard, Evan Jones, Kathryn Jones, Leon Jones, Velda Jordan, William Jones, Charles June, Lela Kaisand, Gladys Kemp, Lucile Kepford, Donald Kepler, Clark Kingery, Gordon Kitchen, Hugh Kirkpatrick, Ruth Knight, Bernice Koontz, Margaret Lippert, Eleanor Long, Gwendolen Long, Edward Loveland, Opal Lowry, John C. MacAlpine, Jr., Genevieve McClure, John McGee, Mary B. McColl, Lucile Martin, Frances McGrew, Hilda Mauck, Marguerite Merryman, Charles M. Meyers, Claire L. Meyer, Edna Meyer, Frances Miller, Burnise Moore, Bettie Morgan, Selden Norris, Wilma Nichols, Ruth Norton, Louise Palmer, Winifred Parker, Roger C. Patton, George Paul, Clara B. Phillips, James Pierce, Mary Pilgrim, Portia Jeanne Platt, Elias Peshel, Dorothy Rawson, Ralph Read, Elizabeth Roynolds, Martha Rivers, Harry M. Reynolds, Catherine Robertson, Joseph Rosenfeld, Mary Lee Rowe, Thelma Sampson, Gladys Sherman, Cora Skutle, Dorothy Smith, Howard Smith, Katherine F. Smith, Alice M. Soelberg, Esther Stark, John Stehn, John Stotts, Ida May Stevenson, Adeline Tewksbury, Kellogg Thomas, Edwin Van Gorder, Mabel L. Walling, Mary Shand, Pauline Tewksbury, Donald Wilson, William Wood Jr., Leonard Winter, Margaret Noffsinger, Klella Wareham, Elinor Widner, and Elizabeth Winegar.
Condition is very good. Back cover has stuck on paper residue. Spine shows wear at the top and bottom. No writing in this book.
Wonderful piece of Iowa history!