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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...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising illustration promoting the use of tractors and engine power over horses and horse-drawn implements. Shows Uncle Sam writing the words "Modern I...

Date: 1893 

Description: Holiday card with six brownies depicting six different nationalities. One brownie plays a trumpet and another plays an upright bass fiddle. The remaining b...

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: 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: 1930 after

Description: Eight page holiday card. The inside four pages are shorter and narrower, jogged to the top. Four views are shown. On the front is a "Boss", sitting at his...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

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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: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with an elephant dressed as Santa Claus. His head is die cut and mounted on the card with a spring so his head bobs. On the inside (not shown)...

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...

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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: 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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Description: Trade card advertising a cream separator manufactured by the DeLaval Company. Features color illustration of the implement. The card dates to the company'...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Devil running, holding a pitchfork that flies the Confederate flag in one hand and a bottle in the other. Cotton and Bonds are tucked into his belt. Th...

Date: 1905-03-04 

Description: A political cartoon titled "The Great American Durbar," showing a parade of political characters featuring Theodore Roosevelt perched atop an elephant symb...

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus playing a piano. The background is black with a red border, and musical notes of various colors as well as the names of numer...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card showing Santa Claus riding a kangaroo. The kangaroo has a saddle and bridle. Santa is wearing his traditional red suit and hat with white fur...

Date:  ca.

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

Date: 1929 

Description: A combined holiday card and birth announcement with Santa Claus and a stork holding a banner between them that says "Holiday Greetings from the Knowltons i...

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...

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