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Happy Holidays from Shapleigh Hardware Co.

This holiday postcard advertising Shapleigh Hardware Company’s Diamond Edge tools was sent on December 24, 1915. Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, Volume 46 of 1916 had an article on Hardware Christmas Greetings in which Shapleigh’s Christmas card and its verse were mentioned. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Toast

Here’s a health to all those that I love Here’s a health to all those that love me Here’s a health to all those that love them that love those That love those, that love them that love me. This … Continue reading

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Thinking of You on Christmas

Above are three postcards published by A. M. Davis Co. with the same greeting credited to Henry Van Dyke. Below is a copy of another variation illustrated in the book The Romance of Greeting Cards by Ernest Dudley Chase. This … Continue reading

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The Wishbone

Breaking the wishbone of a turkey on Thanksgiving is a popular holiday tradition. Two people hold opposite ends of the bone and pull until the bone breaks. The person who ends up holding the biggest piece is the lucky one, … Continue reading

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