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Valentine

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

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...
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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. 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

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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...
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...
Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1912
Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a large red heart with two white doves and Cupids on either side. The heart is surrounded by blue Forget Me Nots. The backgro...
Print

Valentine's Day Card

Date: 1890
Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...
Print

Sincere Affection

Date: 1906
Description: Valentine's Day card with three hearts attached by ribbons. The top heart contains two cherubs with a cornucopia full of hearts. It has a gold, blue and wh...
Postcard

Greeting Card of Man Walking Down Street

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Description: Caricature of man smoking a cigar while walking down the street. He is about to fall in a open manhole. Caption reads "If Nothing Happens I'll Be With You...

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