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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card for a teacher. A scene of a schoolhouse with a belfry surrounded by trees, lawn and a fence. Schoolchildren are in the schoolyard carr...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a Japanese man and woman kissing. They are both wearing kimonos with obi (sashes) and are barefoot. The verse below reads "O, mai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a central red heart trimmed with lace. Cherry blossoms surround it. Red, pink and green sequins are sewn onto the card with beads...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a cat wearing a blue dress sitting on a cushion with red hearts on it. She has her chin in her hand and is looking though...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card in the shape of a heart, with a woman in a long pink dress seated in a meadow as the central image. She is holding a heart and flowers...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Photograph

Jitterbug Champions

Date: 1950-02-08 

Description: Portrait of LOFT jitterbug competition champions Donna Armstrong and Steve Gust in a large Valentine heart "frame."

Date: 1908 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a basket of Forget Me Not flowers with a blue bow. A dachshund peers out of the flowers. At the top is the text "I Love but The...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman sitting in a meadow reading a book. She is wearing a yellow dress and a red hat with a feather. To the right in the backg...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl dressed in a costume as the Statue of Liberty. The torch is in her right hand, and a white shield that reads "United State...

Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1912 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a large red heart with two white doves and Cupids on either side. The heart is surrounded by blue Forget Me Nots. The backgro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cherub seated in front of an easel. She is holding a brush and palette and is painting a heart and flowers with the text "Lovin...

Date: 1940 

Description: Valentine's Day "secret pal" card with a peach on the front, and a cake and plum on the inside (all shown). The peach has long eyelashes, red lipstick and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy sporting a moustache playing a banjo. He is wearing a blue jacket, red bow tie and a yellow hat with a blue ribbon....

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy dressed in blue shorts and a blue and green striped shirt. He has his left hand on his heart which is beating, indi...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy and a girl. He is wearing shorts, jacket, eyeglasses, and a graduation cap. He holds a slate in one hand with the t...

Date: 1881 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...

Print

My Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card showing a male bird standing on a tree branch with a top hat, cane and bouquet of flowers. To the right is a female bird wearing a hat...

Date: 1945-01-26 

Description: Kresge $1.00 Store, located at 13 South Pinckney Street, with a window display of Valentine cards and folders.

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