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Valentine - 2018.fic.085

Valentine postcard, front has flowers, a faded, mint green border, and "To my sweet Valentine." Addressed to Miss Marian Dorset, La Crosse Wisc, #334 South 6th St. Cursive handwriting reads, "Valentine greetings from Mrs Musser."

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.087

Valentine postcard front of postcard has woman in purple dress and yellow, wide-brimmed hat holding flowers in a gold heart, "Valentine Greetings," clusters of hearts and flowers around border and in background, on back: cursive handwriting reads, "With love from Fritzie A." Addressed to Miss Marian Dorset, 1159 Logan St., Denver, Colo.

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.088

Valentine postcard with silver background with two bluebirds in a nest, "Valentine Greetings." Addressed to M Dorset, handwritten, cursive: "2303...New York...Dear Marion, I'm...so glad to hear from you, glad...both are on the mend and try and come to...from Chicago, he gave you a good time. With love, Mrs Vera Vhause."

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.091

Valentine postcard silver background with pinkish flowers, heart at bottom left reads "To my Valentine," addressed to Miss Marian Dorset, 330 S. 6th St. La Crosse, Wis. Written note on reverse: "Dear Marian, Today is just a little like Lax. weather 2 alone give the coldest of the year. We hope all are well. Love to you. Robbie."

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Valentine - 2018.fic.092

Valentine postcard. "To my Valentine. Cupid knows what I would say, So he's signalling to-day That I love you, which is true, Answer that you love me too." Cupid--small child with blond hair and wings--stands by a flagpole with nine flags running down the length of it, bottom of front says "Code flag I LOVE YOU." Addressed to Miss Marion Dorset, S. 6th Street, La Crosse, Wis. In cursive: "Dear Marion. I hope you all are well. My folks are some b ...

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.095

Valentine postcard, front has a picture of an open book--"Cupid's Diary--on the right "To my Valentine, his bow he breaks: The work is done, For each two hearts, he's made in one," the left shows Cupid snapping an arrow in half. Card is addressed to Marion Dorset, "330 So. 6th St La Crosse Wis" is crossed out, "1310 Vine Denver Colo" written next to it, no additional writing

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.098

Valentine postcard the front has an image of an angel sitting on a stood with a knife and fork eating a heart, bow and arrows by him, an anthropomorphized cooking pot and tea kettle hanging over a burning fire staring at the angel. "When you receive this little card, I fear that you will start; For from it you can surely see, Love's eating up my heart." Addressed to Miss M Dorset, Lake City Minn.

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.099

Valentine postcard with a concerned-looking Cupid on the front, staring at a number of arrows stuck in a wall/door inside a heart shape. "To my Valentine. Oh! Please to be my Valentine, See love is worn and thin. He's worked with me so very hard, To try your heart to win." Addressed to Miss Marion Dorset of Lake City, Minn. Child's cursive handwriting in pencil: "Dear Marion Dorset, I hope you have a lovely Valentines. From John William Cooke"

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.100

Valentine postcard front has two heart-shaped locks on either side of the card, holding up flowers. Young, blond girl at the center in a multicolored dress holds a key. "To my Valentine. St. Valentine proclaimed a day, for lovers miles apart, To tell each other of their love, so I send you the Key of my Heart." Postcard is addressed to Miss Marian Dorset of Lake City, Minn. Back has "From your Valentine" in cursive pencil.

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.103

Valentines postcard, front has a woman with a heart for a head on a balcony pouring water on a guitar-carrying man in a suit--also with a heart head--Cupid laughing in the bottom left corner, "Don't throw cold water on my love." Addressed to Miss Marian Dorset, 330 South 6th Street, La Crosse. "From Tom Cooke, your devoted Cooke.

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Image of Valentine - 2018.fic.116

Valentine - 2018.fic.116

Valentine postcard. "Dear Valentine, I've lost my heart around somewhere; Just vie me yours and we'll call it square," red ribbon weaved into front of card around bottom of large red heart, girl in a blue dress with faded sparkles, intricate gold border on front, on back in blue ink, cursive handwriting: "To Miss Alice Frazee, from? Look around, Ha Ha."

Record Type: Archive

Image of Valentine - 2018.fic.125

Valentine - 2018.fic.125

Valentine postcard. Front has a sketch of a person in an orange shirt and purple pants, text reads "Me likee you vellee much," three red hearts hover above and below the person and writing. Reverse of card addressed to Miss Nannie Colwell, 330 South Sixth Street, La Crosse Wisconsin.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Valentine - 2018.fic.155

Valentine - 2018.fic.155

Valentine postcard, front has a broken heart--the broken pieces next to it, a green glue pot with a brush in it, and a roll of green tape. "To the One I Love. A broken heart, A pot of glue, Some mending tape--It's up to you." Cursive handwriting on back reads, "Come down soon and write soon. From your Namesake." Addressed to Miss Marian Dorset, 330 S. 6th St. La Crosse, Wis.

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Image of Valentine - 2018.fic.162

Valentine - 2018.fic.162

Valentine postcard, front of card has an ashen-skinned couple, the woman is dressed in white and sits on the knee of the man--dressed in a suit and kissing her cheek, "My Heart is Yours." Cursive handwriting on back: "Happy Valentines Day, how are you, I hope you got home safe. From Osman Cooke." Addressed to Marian Dorset, 330 S. Sixth St, La Crosse Wis.

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Valentine - 2018.fic.079

Valentine postcard, front has a red border with a young girl in a green dress in front of a red heart, "Little lump o' sweetness, For you I surely pine, Can't be really happy, 'Less you'll be my Valentine." Back reads "published by the Gibson Art Company-Cincinnati." Handwriting in pencil too faded to read--possibly erased?

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 2018.fic.080

Valentine postcard, front has blue and red hearts for a border, man sitting in a white chair looking at Cupid--partially covered by the Christmas postage stamp, "I'm a Bachelor Cupid as you see, So kindly manage this business for me, There's a girl I adore, take your kneenest dart, And aim it straight at the DEAR ONE'S HEART." On the reverse: card is addressed to Miss Marian Dorset, 1159 Logan Street, Denver Col.

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Valentine - 2018.fic.081

Valentine postcard, red and white squares border the front with a girl in pirate garb, one boot resting on an open chest full of hearts, "I am a pirate of hearts so bold, I steal hearts instead of gold, If I could steal your heart today, I'd throw the others all away." On the reverse: card is addressed to Alice Frazee Jr., South 11th St., La Crosse, Wisconsin. Cursive handwriting reads, "Dear Little Girlie: Guess who the pirate is who waits to k ...

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Image of Valentine - 2018.fic.084

Valentine - 2018.fic.084

Valentine postcard, front has pink flowers with children's faces poking out, "For my Valentine." Back of card: addressed to Miss Nannie Colwell, Kittanning Penn., handwriting reads, "Dear Miss Colwell, Miss Marian come home last night, but I still miss you. Thanks for all the greetings you have sent me. It's been so...could hear a pin drop. Lovingly, Mabel."

Record Type: Archive

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Valentine - 1983.018.05

Beaded heart-shaped valentine made by Annie Ironhawk. Beaded design of blue, green, gold, white, and clear seed beads on black cotton fabric, bordered by red polka dot fabric and more white beading along border.

Record Type: Object