THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 19, Datebook, had a large two-page article on post cards and matchbook covers detailing the history of the Tenderloin area of the city, part of the Tenderloin Historical Ephemera Project. [Thanks to Art Tetreault, MA, for this]

 A hot collection: Matchbook enthusiasts gather in Springfield for convention

August 17, 2017: The State Journal-Register (IL) had a nice article on the RMS Convention in Springfield. Joe DeGennaro and Charlie Specht were interviewed, giving some hobby history, demographics and the present circumstances in the hobby.

The News-Gazette, IL, July 16, 2016: The RMS Convention coming up in August, received some nice pre-convention publicity. Author Bob Swisher covered the basics of the convention, but the article neglected to give readers the hotel name and location in Springfield.

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