The Halloween Ephemera Factory: An Empire Built on Orange Crepe Paper

The giant Halloween ephemera factory in Framingham, Mass., for many years churned out crepe paper and cut-outs that collectors go crazy for today. Thousands worked for the Dennison Manufacturing Co., making Halloween costumes, pumpkin-themed party invitations, die-cut ghosts and orange-and-black table decorations. The company got its start in 1844 making paper jewelry boxes. Later it … Continue reading The Halloween Ephemera Factory: An Empire Built on Orange Crepe Paper