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Pick a Pretty Vernon Plaid Advertisement
This was a magazine advertisement. If anyone knows what magazines this ad appeared in, please send me the issue information. I would like to purchase a copy of this ad if anyone can find a one.
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Pick a Plaid Ad
Armstrong Ceiling Tiles Advertisement.
Better Homes & Gardens,
August 1956 page 3.  
The kitchen is full of  Vernon Plaid

I would like to purchase a copy of this ad if anyone can find a one.

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Look in the kitchen for Plaids.
24 Ways to Set a Party Table
A complete party book condensed for easy reading and 24 photographs of clever and unusual party tables of all types. with "reason why" captions, plus valuable hints on successful entertaining, selection and care of dinnerware, ingenious use of decorative accessories and choice and care of lines, silver and glassware. Published for 10 cents a copy by Vernon Kilns.
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Mary Blake's Favorite Recipes
Homespun straight-sided coffee mugs and the regular size salt and pepper were featured on the cover of this recipe booklet. Homespun does not appear inside the booklet. Wondering what that delicious looking dish is on the cover? You will find the recipe in my recipe section.
Published by Carnation Company in 1954, publication No. C-207A.
Mary Blake was Carnation's Director of the Home Service Department and published many recipe booklets for Carnation. I have one from 1963.
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Fireplace Feasts for Your Own Back Yard
Better Homes and Gardens, June 1952, page 79.
Featuring Homespun plates, salad serving bowl and tea cups.

Family Circle, Turkey Soup Supper in Tam O'Shanter Colossal Cup
November 1953, page 143. The article gives the recipe for A Turkey Soup Supper with "Spread 'n' Brown Cheese Toast, Fresh Fruit, Ginger Cookies, and Milk. The article bills the Colossal Cup as a "Teacup Tureen. Also pictured are Individual Casserole dishes and Wallace flatware.
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Dolores Ad, Gourmet Magazine
June 1947, page 48
"I am as feminine as the petal of a flower. I am light and satiny smooth, and add a luxurious touch to your dinner, luncheon or breakfast table."
Delores belongs to the aristocratic California Vernonware family.
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Plaid Picnic Setting in Better Homes and Gardens
July 1952, page 109. Advertisement for a redwood picnic table and lazy susan.
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A 1952 Vernon Brochure for Tam O'Shanter
I would like to purchase a copy of this catalog  if anyone can find a one.
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Tam O'Shanter Newspaper Ad Proofs (left) and a Display Arrangement for dinnerware dealers (right). These pieces are from 1953 and were provided courtesy of Bill Stern.
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Anytime Catalog
The Anytime line of dinnerware was introduced in 1955.  new.gif (1316 bytes)
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A Picture Treasury of Good Cooking, p. 17. 1953. Orandie place setting with food display.
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2001 Kevin H. Souza
Updated on Saturday, March 04, 2000
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