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Date: 1939 

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring Clarabell, a Disney character. She is wearing a blue dress with a pink sash, pink gloves and black high heels. She is holdin...

Date: 1900 

Description: Valentine's Day card that has foldout panels on both sides. The bottom layer is a heart-shaped card with a floral and metallic gold border, die cut and emb...

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Germany

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with a silhouette of a soldier with his gun, walking across a map of Germany outlined in red. The word "GERMANY" is printed in gray over it. I...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with an atomic bomb exploding with "Joy, Peace, Health, Happiness and Good Will" flying out of it. Below is the verse: "The atom bomb brings g...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Cardboard Hanukkah decoration used by three generations of a Wisconsin family, c. 1960. (Museum object #2002.388.6)

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Merry Xmas

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with an Army soldier skiing down a hill. He is wearing a backpack and holding a piece of paper with the message "Merry Xmas" on it. Mountains...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl wearing a red uniform and sword, standing on the roof of a fort. A boy in a tan uniform and sword, is looking at her throu...

Date: 1903 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a bear standing in the center. He has his paws folded over his tummy. On his right is a jar of honey and on his left is a honeyco...

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:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with the image of a lion with a blue bow on his tail sitting on a pedestal. He has a crown with a heart on top, which fits int...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Six-foot Evergleam Christmas tree with 94 branches made by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, c. 1966. (Museum object #2005.174.1.1)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a boy on a trike. He has a basket of hearts and letters on the back, and is wearing a red hat, blue and white striped shirt and b...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A heart appears in the center with the text "I'd sure like to - 'Make Some Time' with you, Valentine!" A girl's face is in th...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a old-fashioned telephone inside a frame made of a blue ribbon, decorated with hearts and flowers. A cherub holds the receiver. A...

Date: 1950-04-04 

Description: Virginia Ann Fenske is dressed in her yellow Easter ensemble with a frilly white blouse and a white straw hat with yellow cloche trim. She is the daughter...

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: 1983-05 

Description: "Theresa American Legion members paid homage to former comrades on Memorial Day at the River Church Cemetery."

Date: 2007-05-28 

Description: A young girl dressed in red, white, and blue watches the Memorial Day parade while holding an American flag and sitting in a chair on the sidewalk.

Date: 1949-11-29 

Description: Five women prepare for the Christmas bazaar fund raiser for the University of Wisconsin YWCA. Pictured are Mrs. Charles (Lulla) Markman, YWCA secretary; Mr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

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