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Children’s Books for Christmas

This is a 1907 Christmas advertising postcard from Stearn & Co., a Cleveland store specializing in children’s toys and women’s clothing. The store claimed to have a good selection of children’s books deposited by the Good Saint Nicholas from his … Continue reading

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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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Heatherbloom Petticoats for Christmas

This advertising postcard suggests giving a Heatherbloom Petticoat as a Christmas gift. The back is imprinted with an advertising message from Senson Brothers of Clay Center, Kansas. Below is a magazine ad that promoted Heatherbloom Petticoats for Christmas gift-giving. According … 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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The Month of December

This postcard shows a calendar of December 1911. It is part of a monthly calendar series used for advertising.  The name of the advertiser, Goldberg Bowen & Co., appears at the bottom of the front and with the advertising message … Continue reading

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Heureux Noel Embroidery

Embroidered silk postcards like this were popular around the time of World War I.  “Christmas 1921” is written on the back of this card. Heureux Noel means Happy Christmas in French. The embroidery on this type of card was machine … 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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