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Tanganyika Territory passport

Take a tour of historical passport collecting

Did you know the word 'passport' first appears within the lexicon in the late 15th century? Esteemed passport collecting authority, Tom Topol, shares this and other fascinating facts about passports, as well as helpful tips to begin collecting these special items of history.
Craig Solomonson with early Apple computer

Interest on the rise for early computers

Craig Solomonson's appreciation for computer technology took shape as the public first became aware of computers, and that early interest provided countless opportunities to acquire many early systems and meet fascinating people with similar interests. Solomonson looks back on his collecting years.

10 Things You Didn’t Know: Military Men and Quilts

In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.