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Valentine Flower Window Display

Date: February 12 1941
Description: Valentine floral display window at University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue. Owned by Dea McVicar and his son Angus McVicar.
Painting

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.
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Making Valentines

Date: January 30 1958
Description: Schoolgirls show one another the valentines they are making in class to celebrate the holiday.
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Classroom Valentines

Date: January 30 1958
Description: A teacher answers a student's question as the other students cut hearts from construction paper to make valentine cards.
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Kresge $1.00 Store Valentine Window

Date: January 26 1945
Description: Kresge $1.00 Store, located at 13 South Pinckney Street, with a window display of Valentine cards and folders.
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Manchester's, Inc., Valentine Decorations

Date: February 14 1941
Description: Main floor of Manchester's Department Store with valentine heart decorations and merchandise displays.
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Winners and Entries in Valentine Contest

Date: February 15 1932
Description: Winners and entries in "Capital Times" Valentine contest. The Valentine with the court scene in the center, featuring comic actors in "Ladies of the Jury,"...
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Shy Guy

Date: February
Description: Crowned queen and king of Valentine's Day celebrate over a card.
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H.S. Manchester Inc., Valentine Nylon Stocking Window Display

Date: January 27 1947
Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., department store Valentine Day Berkshire hosiery, nylon stockings, window display.
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S.S. Kresge Store Ballerina Skirts Window

Date: February 07 1948
Description: S.S. Kresge Store, 25-27 East Main Street, display window featuring Valentine's Day gift selections, with sign, "Now! Every Tot Can Have a Ballerina (skirt...
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Expanded Metal Material Valentine Heart

Date: February 04 1949
Description: Expanded metal material Valentine heart with six boxes of Keeley's Old Fashioned Chocolates, developed by Research Products Co.
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Audrey Walsh and Sons

Date: February 08 1944
Description: Audrey Walsh and her sons, David and John, looking at Valentines. John J. Walsh, the boys' father, is the boxing coach at the University of Wisconsin.
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Jane Rikkers and Children

Date: February 08 1944
Description: Janey Rikkers with children, Betty and Frederick. Frederick is holding a valentine. The children's father is Edward H. Rikkers.
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Crownhart Children with Valentines

Date: February 08 1944
Description: Crownhart children, Virginia, Sally, and Mary Ann with Valentines. They are the children of Charles and Marian Crownhart.
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...
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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...
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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...

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