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A visual history book celebrating Laurel, Maryland's 150th anniversary
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    Tax-deductible donation

    Want to help ensure that this book gets printed, but don't really want anything in return? A simple pledge of $5 or more will go a long way toward helping meet our goal, and will be most appreciated. As The Laurel History Boys, Inc. is now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your donation is tax deductible. EIN: 84-2682931

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    Printed acknowledgement

    Your name will appear printed in the book's acknowledgements. (Please note that this level doesn't include a copy of the book—that is only available at the $40 reward level and above).

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    Signed, limited-edition hardcover book

    Be the first to receive Laurel at 150 when it's printed. As a Kickstarter project backer, your name will also appear in the book's acknowledgments.

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    • Signed copy of the Laurel at 150 book
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    Two books

    By ordering two books, you'll save $5.

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    • Copies of the "Laurel at 150" book
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    Two Books PLUS Postmark Laurel

    You'll receive two copies of Laurel at 150, PLUS a copy of Postmark Laurel, the 280-page hardcover collection of historic picture postcards from Laurel, Maryland.

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    • Signed copy of the Laurel at 150 book
    • Signed copy of the Postmark Laurel book
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    Three books

    By pre-ordering three books, you'll save $20. That's getting one of them at half price!

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    Book + Original Centennial Plate

    You'll get a signed copy of the Laurel at 150 book plus an original souvenir plate from the 1970 Centennial.

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    • Signed copy of the Laurel at 150 book
    • Original 1970 Centennial Plate
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    Book + Vintage Ephemera

    Two signed copies of the book, plus a grab bag assortment of vintage Laurel ephemera—including various letterhead and receipts from long-gone businesses such as Academy Garage, Ballenger Buick, Laurel Building Supply, Mid-City Chevrolet, etc.

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    • Copies of the "Laurel at 150" book
    • 10-piece vintage Laurel business ephemera lot
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    1/8 page sponsorship ad

    Demonstrate your company or organization's support for this important project with a 1/8-page (4.25" x 2.75") sponsorship ad in the book. Your logo, a description, and contact information will be included. Because The Laurel History Boys, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

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    Framed 5" x 7" photo of Main Street 1963

    Receive a signed book plus a framed 5" x 7" Baltimore Sun photo of Main Street in 1963. One of two photos available—first person to claim this reward level gets first choice.

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    • Signed copy of the Laurel at 150 book
    • Framed 1963 Main Street photo
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    Lunch with the Laurel History Boys

    You'll receive THREE COPIES of the new "Laurel at 150" book, plus lunch with the Laurel History Boys will be on us! Bring 1-2 friends, and we'll treat your group to a meal at the legendary Tastee Diner while trading stories of Laurel's past.

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    • Lunch for up to 3 people with the Laurel History Boys
    • Copies of the "Laurel at 150" book
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    1/4 page sponsorship ad

    Demonstrate your company or organization's support for this important project with a 1/4-page (4.25" x 5.5") sponsorship ad in the book. Your logo, a description, and contact information will be included. Because The Laurel History Boys, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

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    Half page sponsorship ad

    Demonstrate your company or organization's support for this important project with a half-page (8.5" x 5.5") sponsorship ad in the book. Your logo, a description, and contact information will be included. Because The Laurel History Boys, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

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    Full page sponsorship ad

    Demonstrate your company or organization's support for this important project with a full-page (8.5" x 11") sponsorship ad in the book. Your logo, a description, and contact information will be included. Because The Laurel History Boys, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

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    Signed, limited-edition hardcover book

    Be the first to receive Laurel at 150 when it's printed. As a Kickstarter project backer, your name will also appear in the book's acknowledgments.

    Includes:
    • Signed copy of the Postmark Laurel book
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    Laurel at 150 PLUS Postmark Laurel

    You'll receive one of the first copies of Laurel at 150, PLUS a copy of Postmark Laurel, the 280-page hardcover collection of historic picture postcards from Laurel, Maryland. Postmark Laurel retails at $40, so you'll be getting it at half the price.

    Includes:
    • Signed copy of the Laurel at 150 book
    • Signed copy of the Postmark Laurel book
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    Book + Original 9/3/70 Laurel Leader

    You will receive one of the first copies of Laurel at 150 (with your name in the printed acknowledgments) and an original September 1970 Centennial edition of the Laurel Leader.

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    • Signed copy of the Laurel at 150 book
    • Original Laurel Leader newspaper from 9/3/70
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    1862 Framed envelope from Laurel Factory

    Receive a signed book plus a framed, original envelope postmarked from Laurel Factory, MD—predating the incorporation of Laurel—in 1862.

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    • Framed 1862 Laurel Factory envelope
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