This collection contains books and ephemera relating to games from the 1920's. There are several examples of playing cards
as well as books and pamphlets with instructions for solitary card games, group games and other diversions using cards such
as magic tricks and fortune telling. Also present are examples of score cards and card table covers. The collection further
contains some books and ephemera for the games Pinochle and Mahjong. Examples of dice, checkers, chess pieces and dominos
from the period can be found in the collection.
No biographical information about Bess Hovey is available.
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This collection is open for research with permission from Ella Strong Denison Library staff.