Tramps and Hobos in Postcards and Ephemera, 1900–1912

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The Collection

The Harvey-Muhly Postcard and Ephemera Compendium has a long connection to the Main Street Museum, being first publicly exhibited at the Museum in Hartford Village in 1998.

The collection is unique in that it is the fist collection of commercially printed postcards from to be organized and categorized with taxonomies and groupings in a modern and thoroughly scientific fashion.

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With credit and thanks from the Museum to Bunny Harvey and Frank Muhly.