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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a boy in military uniform holding a rifle. He is kissing a girl on th...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a man in a powdered wig wearing a waistcoat with wide, decorated cuffs, ruffled...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

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Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

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...

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Coasting

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...

Date: 1913 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a lady holding a heart, being "held up" by two "western-themed" Cupids holding pistols. She is wearing a pink and floral print...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a girl in a yellow and purple bathing suit and cap, diving into the water. Seagulls fly behind her. The text reads "I Go...

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: 1929 

Description: Holiday card with a drawing of a stylish woman dressed in a fur trimmed coat and boots, and red hat, carrying a large striped round box with holly on the h...

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Mexican Kiss

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl and a boy. She is wearing a green dress with a pink and green sash, and a red plaid hat. He is wearing a matador's costume...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

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...

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: 1947-05 before

Description: Cartoon, mounted on board, by Clifford K. Berryman of candidates wearing spring dresses and hats or headbands, and dancing around a maypole, with the Washi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

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: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.

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Description: Letterhead of The Dutch Canning Company of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, "Packers of Fancy Corn Peas and Beans," with a boy and girl in traditional clothing and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy seated on a giraffe. He is wearing a green cap, blue jacket, red and white striped pants and black shoes. He holds...

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