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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...

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Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a cat wearing a blue dress sitting on a cushion with red hearts on it. She has her chin in her hand and is looking though...

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Description: "It Almost Broke Her Up," One of a series of satiric trade cards issues by the Arbuckle's Aroisa Coffe Co. This incident is borrowed from "Texas Siftings,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Holiday postcard with a young woman driving an open automobile with Santa Claus in the back, he is holding gifts in his left hand. He is wearing a red suit...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the "Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, Edgewood Arsenal, MD. December 25th, 1918". Their logo appears above the text. The Ame...

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Description: Floral chromolithographed trade card from C.H. Holst, New Holstein, Wisconsin, that wished a Happy New Year to its customers. The card is part of a collec...

Date: 1907 

Description: Holiday card of a Christmas tree in a pot with a blue bow on it. The image is within a metallic gold border. Outside the border is gold holly with red berr...

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Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy sporting a moustache playing a banjo. He is wearing a blue jacket, red bow tie and a yellow hat with a blue ribbon....

Date: 1981 ca.

Description: Holiday card with the Christ child in a manger surrounded by four praying children, each of a different race, Native American, African American, Caucasian...

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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: 1912 

Description: Die cut holiday card in the shape of a bell with a string attached at top. It is an advertisement for the Bank of Madison to "Join the Christmas Club" so y...

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To Mother

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card for Mother. A heart made of lace and roses surround a die cut heart that allows a heart on the inside to show through. More roses appe...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday card with two clasped hands over foliage and flowers. Image is inside of a black border. The text reads: "For auld lang syne, A merry Christmas To...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with two Boston Terriers as radio announcers in front of microphones. The call letters on the microphones are "WLW" and "WSAI". On the inside...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three die cut pieces. The middle piece is a sleigh pulled by one horse. There are three children in the sleigh; one boy isdriving...

Date: 1952 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of a village in New Mexico. Adobe dwellings with hills, fences, a ladder, trees and a burro can be seen in the background. Six fi...

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Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a girl in a yellow and purple bathing suit and cap, diving into the water. Seagulls fly behind her. The text reads "I Go...

Date: 1972 

Description: Holiday card with three children of different races, Asian American, Caucasian and African American, sleeping in three beds. Each has a stocking pinned to...

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Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

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Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl and boy driving a convertible. They are wearing jackets and hats. The car is red with black trim and the retractable roof...

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