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  • The Tulip Mania of 1637

    The Tulip Mania of 1637


    You may have heard about the War of the Roses, but when people are asked if they know about the 1637 Tulip Mania, they stare in bewilderment. To say the least, the Tulip Mania was one of the most bizarre economic events in all of western civilization. Cynthia Wood explains the basics.

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Past Article

Dolores Rowe


Mr. A. Nielen’s Company of “Cin. O” manufactured what some collectors call real, real-photo postcards. Nielen cards aren’t the usual tourist views, they show real people and real scenic views. An extra reward for a Nielen card purchaser is on the back of most of his cards. There can usually be found a typed message vertically on the left side of an uplifting quote from a famous person or Mr. Nielen himself.

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