Vintage Edmonton: Ephemera In A Box

When you have alot of history ephemera (or any collectables, really) in your collection, some of it gets misplaced- sometimes for years. 

In a particularly rewarding weekend searching and finding ephemera in garage sales around town a few years ago, I brought home a shoebox full of Edmonton ephemera; everything from matchbooks to advertising cards. Putting them aside in a new container, I promptly misplaced them in another spot and forgot about them until a few weeks ago when I discovered them again.

Lots of well-known and not so well-known Edmonton businesses were advertised: