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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: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a large red heart with a man seated in a chair over it. His head is resting in his right hand and he appears to be in despair. He h...

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To You

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a stylish woman taking a letter from her Scottie dog's mouth. She is wearing a red dress with a white bow and cuffs, and black high heels...

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Description: Letterhead of William Beattie, a boot and shoe manufacturer and dealer from Portage, Wisconsin, who also dealt in leather, findings, and "Patent Leggings....

Date: 1930 after

Description: Inside of holiday card depicting a family tree. The family photographs are positioned over a pine tree covered with snow. At the bottom is a cartoon of San...

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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:  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: 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: 1948 

Description: Holiday card of a trainload of skiers with their skis on their way to the slopes.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a little boy and his dog looking amazed at the candlelit Christmas tree. Figured drapes are in the background. He is wearing a green sailor...

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: 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: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card with a 10ยข War Stamp Album glued inside. The front of the card shows Uncle Sam's large shoe kicking Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito into space....

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...

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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: 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...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...

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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