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Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl dressed in a costume as the Statue of Liberty. The torch is in her right hand, and a white shield that reads "United State...

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card of three men and three woman dancing. They are dressed in European dancing costumes. Holly and bells hang overhead, and a small Christmas tree...

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Pantalone, a black masked figure...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with the image of a little girl with an artists palette and two paint brushes. The word "Valentine" appears on the palette. Sh...

Date: 1878 

Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."

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Greetings

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

Date: 1933-06-24 before

Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...

Date:  ca.

Description: Mrs. Stuart Robson (1861-1924), actress, started her career as Miss May Waldron.

Date:  ca.

Description: Jennie Goldthwaite, a performer from around the turn of the century.

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: 1964 

Description: A page from the pressbook for the movie "Black Like Me" depicting a one-sheet poster that could be ordered to publicize the film. The poster reads: "I chan...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

Date: 1914 

Description: Holiday card of a boy carrying a plum pudding topped with holly. He is dressed in a red, green and white medieval style costume. His hat is grey with a plu...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card that looks like a box with the letters "A" and "Z" on the sides. "Merry Christmas" appears on the top. When you flip up the top of the box, Sa...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Royal Order of Jesters, Milwaukee Court 101, with a jester slapping his knee on the left, and a baby on the right wearing a crown and sit...

Date:  ca.

Description: Queenie Vassar (1870-1960) Scottish-born stage and motion picture actress of the 1930s and 1940s.

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

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Greetings

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card created by Wisconsin artist Alfred A. Sessler. The image is of Santa Claus (in the Sessler style) holding a bag of snow in one hand and a smal...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front of advertising card with an Uncle Sam figure with a text balloon that reads: "Read what people say of the Little Yankee Three Wheel Plow." The back o...

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