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I have just read through some of the online exhibits here from the collection Children’s Books and War from Ryerson University.  This is a sample of some titles, click through for more.  They are short reads, with illustration, very good.

I have just read through some of the online exhibits here from the collection Children’s Books and War from Ryerson University.  This is a sample of some titles, click through for more.  They are short reads, with illustration, very good.

Ahh, more of the Miserable Father images from suffragette times. It’s a favourite old meme because imagine caring for your children?  noooooo not my childreeennnn

Ahh, more of the Miserable Father images from suffragette times. It’s a favourite old meme because imagine caring for your children?  noooooo not my childreeennnn

You throw a turtle party and someone brings a snake and it’s like did they even read the invitation, come on

You throw a turtle party and someone brings a snake and it’s like did they even read the invitation, come on


the fact that this is to the tune of “Oh How They Did Firk It” seems spot on to me.

Jerk it and Ferk it

the fact that this is to the tune of “Oh How They Did Firk It” seems spot on to me.

Jerk it and Ferk it

I mean, need I say more?

I mean, need I say more?

This is not how getting shot by Cupid is supposed to work, why are you bored 

This is not how getting shot by Cupid is supposed to work, why are you bored 

"I have seen some shit in my day" he said, steadying himself on his cane

"I have seen some shit in my day" he said, steadying himself on his cane

Don’t give your heart to a Rambling Boy but at least you can see when they’re coming your way like that

Don’t give your heart to a Rambling Boy but at least you can see when they’re coming your way like that

the Guilty One

the Guilty One

it’s possible I misheard this one but I hope not 

it’s possible I misheard this one but I hope not 

I didn’t do this on purpose but I wish I could any time some dude is just yelling stuff 

I didn’t do this on purpose but I wish I could any time some dude is just yelling stuff 

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Here’s a rule in life:

if Sam Bosma made it, you’re going to like it

Did someone call for me?
Go read those Broadsides!

Did someone call for me?

Go read those Broadsides!

The University of California’s English Broadside Ballad Archive is also a fantastic project, with a dedicated team making previously hard to find (on microfiche or in archive) broadsides available to everyone, and transcribed to modern eyes and ears.  Amazing.  What we have online is amazing.

The University of California’s English Broadside Ballad Archive is also a fantastic project, with a dedicated team making previously hard to find (on microfiche or in archive) broadsides available to everyone, and transcribed to modern eyes and ears.  Amazing.  What we have online is amazing.

Broadside Ballads from the Bodleian libraries hosts a great collection.  I am especially impressed by the fantastic illustration archive, divided into neat and specific categories.  Go look!

Broadside Ballads from the Bodleian libraries hosts a great collection.  I am especially impressed by the fantastic illustration archive, divided into neat and specific categories.  Go look!