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Re: [aloha-donblanding] Re: Mike Roberts

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  • Michael Brookman
    Wow! Thanks for the info. I have a postcard of Mike Roberts in a store that he set up to look like a turn of the century mercantile. Sort of a museum. I
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 29, 2001
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      Wow! Thanks for the info. I have a postcard of Mike Roberts in a store
      that he set up to look like a turn of the century mercantile. Sort of a
      museum. I wonder where it was and if it's still around. Thanks, michael

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      From: Keith Emmons <keith2draw@...>
      To: <aloha-donblanding@egroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 3:14 PM
      Subject: [aloha-donblanding] Re: Mike Roberts


      > Michael,
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      > I did a little search engineering and came up with this blurb on Mike
      > Roberts:
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      > MIKE ROBERTS ARCHIVES
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      > Mike Roberts was an early printer of modern chrome postcards, having
      > its beginnings in the 1950's. Over the decades, this firm printed
      > tens of thousands of postcard images for distributors throughout the
      > USA and elsewhere. Within the past ten years, Mr. Roberts has passed
      > away, with the Mike Roberts logo and tradition being carried on by
      > another firm, Scenic Art. Within the past year Scenic Art ceased
      > production of postcards with the Mike Roberts logo, so another
      > postcard printer has become a closed chapter. During production
      > years, a small number of all cards printed by/for Mike Roberts was
      > set aside in what will henceforth be known as the Mike Roberts
      > archives. Said archives includes more than 200,000 postcards and has
      > been purchased jointly by Ed Anderson and Dave Long. The archives
      > will be moved from its present location to the Greater L. A. area,
      > where it will remain.
      >
      > ~~ Keith
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