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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:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a boy dressed in a blue sailor suit and a girl dressed in a pink outfit and bonnet. They are sitting arm in arm. He is holding a he...

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:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman holding a string with five hearts hanging on it. She is wearing a blue and black dress with white ruffles at the neckline...

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: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a green, orange and pink top. The top has a face on it, and hearts surround it. The text "You're Tops, Valentine" appears...

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: 1965-02-02 

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a dog wearing a blue bow around his neck. A heart in the upper left corner reads "Doggone it! Be My Valentine." These val...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a elephant sitting in foliage and wearing a pink cap. Above and behind is a red heart with the text "Remember-To Be My Va...

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...

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: 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: 1927-02-12 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a girl in a pink polka dot dress with a white and yellow apron. She is bending forward and holds an actual stick of Black Jack Chew...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a large heart with a "check" on top of it. At the top of the heart is the text "A Wealth of Love" and at the bottom is "Just Check...

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

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: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl and a boy are holding hands. A red heart is in the background. the text reads "Oh, Valentine I'm in a 'Stew', I'm Simp...

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: Cast members of a play staged for Valentine's Day, with costumed figures holding shields, a jester in a half-white and half-black costume, a woman with a c...

Painting

Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.

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