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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: 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:  ca.

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

Date: 1915 

Description: Color stamp used to advertise the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a crowd arriving at the fairgrounds, while a young girl in an ethnic costume...

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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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: 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: 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...

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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: 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: 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...

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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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: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1943 

Description: Holiday card with a clown holding three balloons that have "BOMB" painted on them, one in his left hand and two in a basket held in his right hand. A sign...

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: 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: 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: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

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...

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