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Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women are assembling a large paper valentine decoration. One woman stands on a ladder in front of a fireplace working on the top of the decoration, whi...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man holding five cards, all with the suit of hearts. He is wearing a plaid shirt and black vest with a red and black striped ba...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a pink telephone on a large red heart. The text on the upper left reads "Nothing "Phoney" About This! Be My Valentine". T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with the theme of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. On a pink background, the serpent with an apple in his mouth appears in a tree f...

Date: 1960-02-13 

Description: Seated at the dinner table during the West Side Garden Club dinner-dance are, from left to right, Norma Neiland and Alice Wood. Standing are their husbands...

Date: 1925 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with two views of a play performed for Valentine's Day. One side shows a person dressed in jester's attir...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a cat with a megaphone sitting on the number three. In a blue plaid heart tucked behind, the text reads: "I'd Give 3 Cheers If You'...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card made of several layers. The back piece is a die cut heart-shape with blue and gold decorations and flowers around the edges. Next are...

Date: 1978-02-14 

Description: "Valentine's Day party in Theresa Public School gymnasium."

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl is taking a bath in a wooden tub full of bubbles with a towel held in front of her. A large heart is in the background...

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...

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:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is the folded card with an ornate embossed design in blue and metallic gold. In the center is a cu...

Date: 1932-02-15 

Description: Winners and entries in "Capital Times" Valentine contest. The Valentine with the court scene in the center, featuring comic actors in "Ladies of the Jury,"...

View this beautiful collection of Valentine's Day greeting cards collected from 1840 through 1980.

Date: 1957-02-14 

Description: Four women attend a St. Valentine's Day tea given by the Truax Officer's Wives Club to welcome wives of officers newly assigned to Truax Field Air Force Ba...

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: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

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