I just discovered a new resource for information on Harvey collectibles. The website, hobbyDB, is not new. It has been around since 2014, the same as the Harvey Mercheum. It just took me this long to discover it.
You can see what hobbyDB currently has for Harvey Comics here:
For starters, I have taken each of their “Characters” pages linked them to the appropriate Characters page on the Harvey Mercheum website. I have contributed Overstreet Price Guide information to LibraryThing, and numerous cover scans and edits to the Grand Comics Database, I may become a contributor to hobbyDB as well!
While I was performing these edits, I discovered that the Strong National Museum of Play has moved their Online Collections from their own website to Google Arts & Culture. Whether this is a good decision is discussed in articles such as this one:
Regardless, I have gone through and updated whatever links to the Strong I could find on the Harvey Mercheum website. This took much longer than it should have due to problems I am having with Gutenberg, but that is a topic for a different post…