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    • Residence using Hart furnace, 1925.

    • Apartment houses; Dwellings; Buildings
    • A long brick building with three entrances is shown with patches of snow on the ground and immature trees planted in front that have lost their leaves. This may be an apartment building. The windows are square and evenly placed. There are stairs...
    • Infantry barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

    • Barracks--American; Buildings; Streets
    • Row of identical red brick buildings with small porches and balconies. The street that runs in front of them is lined with small trees. These are residential buildings for soldiers at Ft. Leavenworth. Published by the Post Exchange, Ft. Leavenworth...
    • Christmas greetings.

    • Birds; Holly; Christmas cards
    • Bird sitting on holly limb with a golden disk in the background. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952; it likely dates to the early 20th century.
    • University of Louisville, Downtown Center.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings;
    • This facility appears to have closed sometime in 1991. The downtown campus began as an effort to appeal to the Louisville business community. Classes and seminars were offered throughout the day from January, 1986 until its closure. The university...
    • Women in Fashion.

    • Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971; Vreeland, Diana; Carnegie, Hattie; Ricci, Nina; Chapman, Ceil; Grès, Alix, 1903-1993; Trigére, Pauline; Head, Edith; McFadden, Mary; Quant, Mary; Von Furstenberg, Diane; Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-; Klein, Anne, 1923-1974;...
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    • Christmas greetings.

    • Christmas cards; Santa Claus; Holly
    • Santa Claus looks out from a frame of holly. The holly has a red bow at the bottom. Postage information dates this card to before 1952; it appears to date from the early 20th century.
    • Merry Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Santa Claus; Stars; Holly; Bells; Toys
    • Santa Claus framed in a six-pointed star and holly. There is a bell hanging from the holly. Santa is dressed in a clock with fur trimmed sleeves and white mittens. He holds toys, including a jester doll. Postage requirements date this card to...
    • Leonard Brecher Tobacco & Chewing Gum Card Collection

    • Cigarette cards; Baseball; Baseball players
    • The Leonard Brecher Tobacco and Chewing Gum Card Collection contains 154 digital images of baseball cards from the early 20th century. Tobacco, candy, and chewing gum companies printed trade cards or advertising cards to include with their...
    • City Hall, Kansas City, Mo.

    • City & town halls; City Hall (Kansas City, Mo.)
    • City hall in Kansas City, Missouri, a multi-story Richardsonian Romanesque brick-and-stone building with many turrets and gables. Some of the roof points are embellished with crosses. Two horse-drawn carriages stand in front of the building, on the...
    • City Hall, Louisville, Ky.

    • City & town halls; City Hall (Louisville, Ky.)
    • City Hall in Louisville, Kentucky, at the turn of the 20th century. The clock tower is fully visible, as are a few neighboring buildings and the street. Appears to date to the turn of the 20th century.
    • Cotton compress, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    • Cotton; Cotton industry; Men
    • Stacks of cotton baled for shipping. A man stands on a pile of bales. There are industrial buildings in the background. Text printed on verso reads, "Oklahoma City is the capital of the recently created state of Oklahoma. It is the principal city...
    • Court house, Kansas City, Kans.

    • Courthouses
    • Courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas. A multi-story red brick building with a dome-topped tower. There is a sort of "widow's walk" on top of the tower. A few figures are visible on the sidewalk around the courthouse and there are horse-drawn vehicles...
    • Easter greetings.

    • Easter cards; Bells; Flowers
    • Four pink bells with pink, red and white flowers. "Easter series A.C." printed on verso. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952; styling dates it to the early 20th century.
    • Easter greetings.

    • Easter cards; Chickens; Birds; Eggs; Nests; Women; Landscapes (Representations)
    • Young woman reclining and hen with chicks hatching from eggs. There is a nest with more eggs near the chicken. The young woman faces the viewer; her lower body is covered by a red drape, and her upper body is nude but partially covered by flowers....
    • Joyous Easter.

    • Easter cards; Chickens; Rabbits; Eggs; Nests; Flowers
    • Two rabbits and a hen. The hen runs from a nest full of eggs. One of the rabbits stands (on its hind legs) by the nest; the other looks over a fence at the hen. The card is also decorated with pink flowers. Postage requirements date this card to...
    • Best Easter wishes.

    • Easter cards; Easter eggs; Chickens; Aprons; Girls; Crosses
    • Girl with chicks. She holds some chicks in her apron, while two sit on her shoulders and a third sits on her head. In front of her are several colored eggs, some of them eggshells that chicks have hatched out of. She wears a cross. Postage...
    • Joyful Easter.

    • Easter cards; Easter eggs; Rabbits; Girls; Lettuce
    • Girl in white dress sits in chair and feeds lettuce to a rabbit. Two other rabbits sit nearby. The girl has colored Easter eggs in her lap. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952; styling dates it to the early 20th century.

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