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Zeransky's Collection of Western Film Ephemera

The Zeransky Collection consists of more than 4,000 items related to silent and western movie actors and actresses. Arcade cards, postcards, lobby cards, advertising cards (trading cards), Dixie Cup lids, milk lids, and ephemera, ca. 1910-ca.1960s. Rodeo photographs reproduced as arcade cards are also included in the postcard series. Examples of notable movie actors represented in the collection are Art Acord, William Boyd (Hopalong Cassidy,) Johnny “Mack” Brown, Yakima Canutt, Harry Carey, Fred Church, Ray “Crash” Corrigan, William Desmond, “Wild Bill” Elliott (Red Ryder), Dustin & William Farnum, Hoot Gibson, Monte Hale, William S. Hart, Jack Holt, Jack Hoxie, Buck Jones, Allan “Rocky” Lane, Bob Livingston, Tim McCoy, Leo Maloney, Ken Maynard, Tom Mix, Pete Morrison, George O’Brien, Jack Perrin, Tex Ritter, Roy Rogers, Buddy Roosevelt, Tom Santschi, Charles Starrett (The Durango Kid,) Bob Steele, Roy Stewart, Fred Thomson, Tom Tyler, Wally Wales, John Wayne, Ted Wells, and actresses Dale Evans, Ruth Roland, Eileen Sedgwick, and Lois Wilson. Below are just a few of the items in the collection. Please also view the Guide to the John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection.

Arcade Cards, Men

Art Acord
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0026

Gene Autry
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0096

William Boyd
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0188

Johnny Mack Brown
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0201

Yakima Canutt
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0237

Harry Carey
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0266

Spade Cooley
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0343

William Desmond
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0395

William Farnum
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0455

Hoot Gibson
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0527

William S. Hart
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0594

Jack Hoxie
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0692

Jack Hoxie
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0229

Buck Jones
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0253

Buck Jones and Silver Buck
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0808

Tom Mix
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.1163

Tom Mix
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0328

Buddy Roosevelt
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0384

Bob Steele
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0390

Fred Thompson
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0406

Tom Tyler
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.1586

Wally Wales
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.1601

John Wayne
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.1618

Will Rogers
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0380

Arcade Cards, Women

Dale Evans
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.1715

Josie Sedgewick
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.0438

Edith Stirling
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.2070

Arcade Cards, Multiple Persons

Leo Maloney in "Obligin' Buckaroo"
Kermit Maynard in "Cow Country"
Jack Padjan in "Cowboy's Romance"
Pete Morrison in "Buckaroo Kid"

John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.2.1813

Postcards, Movie

"War Paint"
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.5.0531

Postcards, Multiple Persons

Bill Cody and Neal Hart
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.5.0456

Roy Hughes and Rex Bell
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.5.0467

Stamp postcard with Lefty Flynn, Tex Maynard, Buzz Barton, Tom Santschi, Wm. Duncan, Rex Bell.

Milkcaps

Roy Rogers
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.3.0010

Bill Elliott and Tex Ritter
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.3.0004

Cigarette Cards

Edwards, Ringer & Bigg, Imperial Tobacco Co.
Dustin Farnum
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0234

Player's Cigarette card
Thomas Ince
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0251

Player's Cigarette card
Ruth Roland
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0263

Stroller's Cigarette card
Thomas Meighan
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0301

Stroller's Cigarette card
Monte Blue
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0415

Stroller's Cigarette card
Jack W. Kerrigan
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0374

Will's Cigarettes card
Pete Morrison
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0465

Will's Cigarettes card
Antonio Moreno
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0464

Louise Lorraine
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0344

Trade Cards

American Caramel Company, Lancaster and York, PA
Harry Carey
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0024

Neilson's Chocolate
Marie Prevost
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0046

Koester's Tosty Bread
Gladys Hulette
John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection
2002.203.8.0468

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