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John Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of John Adams with an inset of "M. Tallyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

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Description: Komis Club Extra Dry Ginger Ale label. The label features a drawing of a Native American woman wearing a headdress with a single feather and holding a glas...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman sitting in a meadow reading a book. She is wearing a yellow dress and a red hat with a feather. To the right in the backg...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A Republican campaign placard that could be hung by a red, white and blue ribbon threaded through eyelets at the top. Portraits of Theodore Roosevelt (cand...

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Description: Quarter-length engraved portrait of Philip Armour.

Date: 1881 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with two women peering out of the doorway of a building looking at two Cupids with a donkey that is refusing to move. One woman is...

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Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America.

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman archer taking aim at the recipient. A heart-shaped target is behind her. She is wearing a glove and wrist guard. Her skir...

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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Description: Letterhead of the Farmers' New Era Telephone Company of Hebron, Illinois, with a female switchboard operator wearing headphones sitting near a window with...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a boy pumping water while a girl scrubs a heart in a tub. He is wearing a blue outfit and she is wearing a lacy blouse. A sign an...

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John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

Date: 1960 

Description: Holiday card with a running grandfather clock on the front, and the face of the clock with pictures of the family as the hours on the inside. Holly decorat...

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Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General William B. Franklin, a corps commander of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, seeing acti...

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Description: Center spread of a 12 page booklet named "Homes for tomorrow's happy living". The illustration is of a father, seated on the ground, and a mother, seated i...

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