ADW LECTURE: Childhood Memorabilia of the Art Deco Era
Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EST)
Miami Beach, FL
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Dr. Moss will discuss the history and evolution of toys from the 1920s through the 1950s. The presentation will include several examples of vintage Art deco era toys. Also on display will be a child’s space outfit, baseball cards and a baseball glove all from the 1930s.
Dr. Moss is an avid collector-dealer of antique toys for 40 years and is an active antique dealer-collector currently exhibiting at over fifteen shows a year in PA, MA & FL. He is the former owner of Kenmore Cards, a sports memorabilia store 2 blocks from Fenway Park in Boston.
Schiffer Publishing published his book, Hippie Artifacts, in 2003. His 300 plus 1930-40’s vintage Hawaiian shirt collection was on exhibit in 2004 at the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, MA for 6 months and is the subject of the book Hawaiian Shirts: Dress for Paradise. He lives with his wife, Traudi, seven dogs and 10 horses on Renaissance Farm In Williston, FL.
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Miami Design Preservation League
Miami Design Preservation League is a non-profit organization devoted to preserving, protecting, and promoting the cultural, social, economic, environmental and architectural integrity of the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Originally organized by Barbara Capitman and friends in 1976, it is the oldest Art Deco Society in the World.
MDPL provides cultural and educational programs to Dade County residents, surrounding counties, citizens of Florida and to national and international visitors and tourists. Our programs are developed for the general public and have special appeal to those interested in art, design, architecture, history, preservation, urban and community planning and development.