Philadelphia talk May 21: Ephemera exhibit at the Library Company

The new exhibit at the Library Company of Philadelphia is

Ephemera at the Library Company of Philadelphia

Remnants of Everyday Life: Historical Ephemera in the Workplace, Street, and Home. I’ll be speaking on the history of scrapbooks at the opening, May 21, 5:45.

NYU: Scrapbooks and Archives — conversation with Jenna Freedman

Looking forward to speaking on scrapbooks at NYU on may-2-writing-with-scissorsThursday, including a conversation with Jenna Freedman, zine librarian extraordinaire. Come!  6:00-8:00 PM at 19 University Place, Room 222. All welcome! Refreshments! And Jane Greenway Carr didn’t even plan it around National Scrapbooking Day!

Scrapbook Making and Extra-illustrating

Scrapbook makers borrowed and imitated other forms of 19th century media to give their works authority. Read the rest of “Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Appropriation” here.