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#TinyBookTuesday The Child’s Companion 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Child's Companion Vol. IX for 1831. Published by Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Row.     

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#TinyBookTuesday The Squirrel 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have THE SQUIRREL from 1839 "written for the Mass. Sabbath School-Society and revised by the Committee of Publication" in No. 13 Cornhill, Boston, MA.  

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#FoodFriday Cooking Outside 

Happy #FoodFriday from TC Archives! Here we have a group of children from the Horace Mann School cooking outside!  The image dates circa 1900, the photographer is unknown. Image is courtesy of PocketKnowledge.

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#TinyBookTuesday “Little Things Not to be Despised” 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday ! Here we have Little Things Not to be Despised published by the American Sunday-School Union in Philadelphia from 1860. !<img …

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#TBT The Cooking Laboratory 

#TBT to the TC Cooking Laboratory preparing for the World's Fair Preserves Exhibit in Paris, France. The photograph was taken by Hal Coates, circa 1900, courtesy of PocketKnowledge.

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#TinyBookTuesday Heydon’s First Spelling Book 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday ! Today we have Heydon's First Spelling Book: Being an Easy Instruction to Spelling. This tiny book was published in 1853, London, United Kingdom.  <img class="alignnone wp-image-2369 size-medium" src="" …

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#TinyBookTuesday “Cricket” 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday ! Here we have Warne's Bijou Books. Cricket by Frederic Wood, author of "'The Cricket Book,' 'Football' etc.". This tiny book was published in 1866 by Frederick Warne and Co., Bedford-Street, Covent-Garden, London.

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#TinyBookTuesday “The Sports of Childhood” 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Sports of Childhood; or Pastimes of Youth published by S. Babcock, New Haven in 1840. Archery, a game of cricket, blowing bubbles,  and walking on stilts are recommended pastimes for children!   PS. Never trust children with a pen and a book!  

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#TinyBookTuesday “A New Pictorial Scripture Alphabet” 

#TinyBookTuesday presents A New Pictorial Scripture Alphabet for the Assistance and Amusement of Very Young Learners by F. Clarke in 1848! This tiny book was published by Gates & Stedman, 116 Nassau Street, New York.  

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#TinyBookTuesday “The Little History of England” 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday ! Here is The Little History of England published by Clark, Austin & Smith, New York in 1850.

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#TinyBookTuesday “The Curiosities of London and Westminster” 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Here is The Curiosities of London and Westminster Described, in Four Volumes, Embellished with Elegant Copper Plates, Volume III. This tiny book contains descriptions of: St. Paul's Cathedral,  Black Friars Bridge, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, The Temple, Temple Bar, The British Museum, Northumberland House, Charing Cross, and Lincoln's Inn.  It was published in London and printed …

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#TinyBookTuesday; “A Compendious History of the World” 

It's #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have: A Compendious History of the World from the Creation to the Dissolution of the Roman Republic, Compiled for the use of Young Gentlemen & Ladies by their Old Friend Mr. Newbery, Embellished with Variety of Copper Plates. This tiny book was printed in London for Newbery at the Bible & Sun in St. …

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#TinyBookTuesdays “The New-England Primer” 

It's #TinyBookTuesdays! Today we have The New-England Primer of an Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading. Adorned with Cuts. To Which is Added the Catechism. This tiny book was published by John Punchard and James Gay in Cornhill, Boston; 1831.

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#TinyBookTuesday “Lessons for Children” 

#TinyBookTuesday would like to present Lessons for Children From Two to Three Years Old published in London for J. Johnson, No 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard in 1787.

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Happy New Year from #TinyBookTuesdays! 

#TinyBookTuesdays would like to start this year off with Comic Grammar from 1800 (publisher unknown). Happy New Year!

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#TinyBookTuesdays; A Miniature Bible 

Today's #TinyBookTuesdays presents a 1700's miniature bible from the Gottesman Library & Archives! !

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Bringing Archives to Life, part two 

This sketch (artist unknown) comes from the Dow Collection, a collection of works rendered by Teachers College students studying under Professor Dow in the period 1905 to 1923. It appears on a board which seems to have been recycled from another work - the back shows remnants of glue and paper scraps of formerly attached …

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Fashion Friday: Color Schemes (1923) by Mary Elizabeth McNeeley 

Another piece from the McNeeley Costume Drawings, this gouache original features evening wear fashions from 1923.

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Our Travelling – Edith Wozak 

Happy International Friendship Day! This work -- painted by 13-year-old Edith Wozak from Norway -- is part of the 1950s collection originated by Dr. Edwin Ziegfeld, the creator of the Arts and Education Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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Collection Cats 

In celebration of #MuseumCats day, we wanted to share some of the gorgeous, unusual, and even strange cats found in the archives. The first two come from the Ziegfeld Collection of International Children's Art, comprised of paintings, drawings, prints and collages made by adolescents aged 10 to 18 from around the world. The collection was …

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