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    • Avalon, Santa Catalina, California.

    • Bays (Bodies of water); Ships; Boats; Piers & wharves; Villages; Beaches; Mountains
    • Seaside settlement and boats in harbor against mountainous background. One large ship occupies the middle of the harbor; smoke trails out of its smokestack. There are smaller boats in the water, as well, and a dock or pier extending into the water....
    • 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.
    • Columbia River steamers in Cascade locks.

    • Canals; Locks (Hydraulic engineering); Steamboats; Stern wheelers
    • Paddle wheel boats in canal. One is labeled "Dalles City of Portland." Buildings can be seen on the canal bank. Text printed on verso reads, "Columbia river is one of the largest rivers in the west side of America. Its estimated length is 1400...
    • State Capitol, Nashville, Tenn.

    • Capitols--Tennessee--Nashville; Lawns; Trees; Towers
    • State Capitol of Tennessee in Nashville. The white columned building, which has a tall tower, is surrounded by trees a lawn. Text printed on verso reads, "Tennessee State Capitol Building was erected in 1845-1853, at a cost of $2,500,000. The...
    • National Capitol Building at Washington, D.C.

    • Capitols; United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.); Domes; Columns
    • National Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. The capitol building is seen from a three-quarters angle. There are a few people walking near the building. Text printed on verso reads, "This magnificent structure is on a gentle elevation in a...
    • Happy Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Bells; Holly; Snow; Buildings
    • Winter scene with building (possibly a church) in the snow. The lights are one in the building, so it glows. This scene is framed in a golden oval; the remainder of the card is decorated with holly and two gold bells. "Series A., No. 18" printed on...
    • Merry Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Birds; Ribbons; Bells; Holly
    • Bird flying near golden bells that are pealing. The bells are decorated with holly; the bird carries a ribbon in its beak that is also attached to the bells. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • On the road to Roosevelt, Ariz.

    • Deserts; Dirt roads; Cactus; Horses; Carriages & coaches
    • Horse-drawn vehicle on dirt road by stone formation. There are a cactus and a yucca plant in the foreground. Printed text on verso reads, "Desert scene, Arizona - The surface of Arizona is a series of plateaus, ranging in altitude from 80 to 7500...
    • 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.

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