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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: 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: 1927-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card in the shape of a heart with a red background and a white heart border design around the edges. In the center is a drawing of a man ho...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with four die cut pieces held together with two cords. The top piece is a girl wearing a lavender dress and ballet slippers. She is ho...

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:  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: 1920 ca.

Description: The instructions for the "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These kits had "folders" (cards), paper lace and die cut paper ornaments. The purchaser then c...

Photograph

Woman at Table

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five women seated at a table set for perhaps a Valentine's Day party. The setting was likely a Home Economics project for the women at the Northern Wiscons...

Date: 1943 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a young boy in a military uniform and his dog. He is standing in the open top hatch of a tank, and the dog is sitting on the crawle...

Date: 1965-02-02 

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a sad beaver on a dam. He is holding a red heart with the text "I'll Be Sad If You Won't Be Mine!" on it. More hearts app...

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: 1965-02-10 

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of an elephant. She is wearing a red hat with a pink bow and is standing up on her back legs. A red heart in the upper...

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: 1965 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a Cupid with red, curly hair, dressed in pink, holding two white birds. His wings are blue and his arrow quiver is shaped like a he...

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: 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: 1941-02-14 

Description: Main floor of Manchester's Department Store with valentine heart decorations and merchandise displays.

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: 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: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a little girl in a red outfit gazing at at bird in a tree. She is standing on a path with grass all around. There is an ornate b...

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