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Valentine

Date: 
Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.
Photograph

Hallmark Greeting Card Display

Date: December 06 1945
Description: A display of Hallmark greeting cards, including a Life magazine article featuring Hallmark greeting cards, at an unidentified drug store in the Renn...
Photograph

Christmas Card Display

Date: November
Description: Christmas card display at F.W. Woolworth Co,, 1 East Main Street, with sign that reads: "Personalize your Christmas cards with Parker's Colored Quink." The...
Photograph

Antique Christmas Cards

Date: November 04 1931
Description: Four antique Christmas cards. At the top left is a copper engraved robin card, 1840. Top right is a harp and rose greeting card hand-painted in 1800. Lower...
Postcard

Saint Nicholas with Christmas Wheelbarrow

Date: 1907
Description: Holiday postcard depicting the traditional St. Nicholas figure garbed in a long purple fur-trimmed robe, red fur-trimmed hat and boots. He is pushing a whe...
Photograph

Business Section of Amery

Date: 1905
Description: Business section of downtown.
Photograph

Hudson Park Pharmacy

Date: December 29 1947
Description: Hudson Park Pharmacy, 2337 Atwood Avenue, interior view of soda fountain, with a display of greeting cards and booths, and a poster for "Elsie" Borden's Ic...
Photograph

Manchester's, Inc., Greeting Card Window Display

Date: April 26 1950
Description: Window display at Manchester's, Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, featuring Rustcraft greeting cards.
Print

Christmas Greetings

Date: 1910
Description: Holiday postcard with a young woman driving an open automobile with Santa Claus in the back, who is holding gifts in his left hand. He is wearing a red sui...
Postcard

A Merry Christmas

Date: 1907
Description: Holiday postcard depicting the traditional St. Nicholas figure garbed in a long purple fur-trimmed robe, red fur-trimmed hat and boots. He is pushing a whe...
Postcard

A Merry Christmas

Date: 1930
Description: A holiday postcard depicting the traditional image of St. Nicholas walking on foot garbed in a long green robe and carrying a bunch of switches for naughty...
Postcard

A Happy Christmas

Date: 1930
Description: Holiday postcard with Santa Claus with a walking stick, carrying a sack and holding a Christmas tree on his shoulder. He is in front of a snow-covered hous...
Print

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...
Print

New Year's Card

Date: 1888
Description: New Year's Day greeting card depicting a boy and girl ice skating. The card was compliments of the George Ziegler Co., and was part of an album of chromoli...
Print

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,...
Print

New Year's Business Greeting

Date: 
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...
Photograph

J. Robert Taylor Christmas Card

Date: 1914
Description: A Christmas card with oval family portraits of (from top left clockwise) Alma Reinhardt-Taylor, Ellen Taylor-Higgins, Donna Taylor-Adams, Fred Taylor, and...
Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1910
Description: Valentine's Day postcard with Cupid holding a heart on the front and text at the foot that reads "To My Valentine." The background is decorated with carnat...
Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1910
Description: Valentine's Day postcard with Cupid holding a bow and arrow seated in a two wheeled cart made of flowers, two cherubs are pushing it. They are in a meadow...
Postcard

Oh, Be My Valentine

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Description: Valentine's Day postcard of woman sitting on the beach with Cupid standing behind her with arrows. She is wearing a bathing costume and cap. The clouds in...

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