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  • Anthony Comstock, September Morn, and the Fillmore

    Anthony Comstock, September Morn, and the Fillmore

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    “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech” is part of the first amendment of the U. S. Constitution. It went into effect on March 4, 1789. Historians are unable to agree when the first debate over censorship started, but we all know it will never end. Postcards are part of that…

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[elementor-template id=”3378″] INTRODUCTION TO A SERIES POSTER POSTCARDS – PART I The 1928, The New International Dictionary of the English Language defines “poster” as a bill or placard often of a descriptive character intended to be placed in public spaces. Many would agree that since the late 19th century, the poster is the most popular […]

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