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Santa and Children on a Coffee Advertisement

Date: 1890
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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New Year's Card

Date: 1888
Description: New Year's Day greeting card depicting a boy and girl ice skating.
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Milwaukee Wine Importer Ad

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Description: Chromolithographed advertising poster of the Herman Toser Co., of Milwaukee, importers of wines and liquors. The poster depicts a young Italian woman in tr...
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Christmas Pudding-Woolson Spice Co.

Date: 1890
Description: Chromolithographed card issued by the Woolson Spice Co. to present Christmas greetings to its customers. The card depicts children around a Christmas tree,...
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Cigar Maker Ad

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Description: Trade card of H. Rolfs Cigar Manufacturing Co. of Milwaukee advertising their Golden Horn cigars. The card depicts a cartoon-like drummer with the caption:...
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New Year's Business Greeting

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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...
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President & Mrs. Cleveland Trade Card

Date: 1886
Description: The marriage of bachelor President Grover Cleveland to Frances Folsom, his 21-year old ward, in 1886 captured the nation's romantic imagination, a sentimen...
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A Happy New Year

Date: December 31 1912
Description: Holiday postcard with a an illustration of a branch of Poinsettia. In the upper right corner in red ink, "A Happy New Year." Chromolithograph.
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A Merry Christmas

Date: 1915
Description: Holiday postcard combining wild roses, pine branches, holly and a scene of a church in the snow. The scene is in the lower right, the background is gold an...
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A Merry Christmas

Date: 1915
Description: Holiday postcard of two cherubs gazing over a gold frame. The frame contains a scene of a church in the snow, with a tree and the moon. The background is b...
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Friendship Greetings

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Description: Friendship postcard with a summer scene of a man in a rowboat, moored to a post, fishing. Trees are on a rise in the background and foliage is growing in t...
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Ladies Picking Cherry Blossoms

Date: 1910
Description: Spring postcard of women wearing pastel dresses, picking cherry blossoms. The scene is within an architectural themed frame with a potted tree on either si...
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Happy Easter

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Description: Easter postcard with a bird, bird's nest and flowers. In the background is a country scene with a river and the moon partially behind clouds. Text on front...
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Awaiting Instructions

Date: 1917
Description: Hand-tinted photo postcard of two beautiful women, with their heads together, holding the receiver of a vintage telephone. They are wearing gowns and have...
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Tobogganing at Christmastime

Date: December 23 1912
Description: Christmas postcard of a child on a toboggan. She is wearing a red coat and white mittens, also a white hat with a tassel. Her hair is flying in the wind. T...
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With Best Christmas Wishes

Date: December 25 1908
Description: Christmas postcard, with two cats wearing bows around their necks, surrounded by holly. Their paws are on a scroll that reads: "With Best Christmas Wishes....
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Easter Greetings

Date: 1915
Description: Easter postcard with a well-dressed rooster, with arms instead of wings, carrying a cane and an Easter Egg on a ribbon. He is wearing a jacket with a pussy...
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A Happy New Year

Date: January 02 1909
Description: New Years postcard with embossed text and ornate frame. No photo or art, the background color blends from peach to cream to blue. Text embossed on front, "...
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A Happy Christmas

Date: December 24 1908
Description: Christmas postcard of a mountain peak, the Eiger, in Switzerland. In the foreground, a man is dressed in a traditional costume, blowing a horn. Text on the...
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Christmas Wishes

Date: 1907
Description: Real Photo Christmas postcard with a girl, pine branches and an inset of snow covered buildings. The girl is wearing a coat and cap. The text at top left r...

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