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    • Avalon, Santa Catalina, California.

    • 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....
    • Best Easter wishes.

    • 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...
    • Best wishes.

    • Best wishes.

    • Greeting cards; Roses; Flowers; Birds; Snow; Houses; People

    • Two bluebirds sit on rose branch. A large pink rose and two red rose buds grow from the branch. Behind the birds is a winter scene with a snow-covered house and two people standing in the snow. Postage requirements date this card to no later than...
    • Christmas greetings.

    • 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.
    • Christmas wishes.

    • Christmas wishes.

    • Santa Claus; Pines; Christmas cards; Christmas trees

    • Three Santa Clauses pulling a pine tree in a window with a rope. All three are portly, with white hair and fur-trimmed red coats and hats. A poem below the scene reads, "No tree could hold the loads of Christmas wishes that come from me; one...
    • Columbia River steamers in Cascade locks.

    • 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...
    • Cotton compress, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    • 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...
    • Don't be afraid.

    • Don't be afraid.

    • Girls; Boys; Lakes & ponds

    • Girl and boy standing beside lake or pond. The girl stands behind the boy, who holds on to her hand and her pinafore apron. They are both barefoot and hold their shoes and stockings. "3014" printed on front. Postage requirements date this...
    • Easter blessings.

    • Easter blessings.

    • Women; Girls; Lilies; Flowers; Easter cards

    • Woman in flowing white robe stands with arms spread, over two girls who also wear white robes. The girls hold white lilies. White flowers decorate the upper corners of the card. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952. The style dates it...
    • Easter greetings.

    • 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 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....
    • Eastertide joys.

    • Eastertide joys.

    • Easter cards; Rabbits; Girls

    • Very large rabbit sits on its hind legs facing a young girl. "Easter nation series no. 9" printed on verso. Postage information dates this card to no later than 1952; styling dates it to the early 20th century.
    • General Grant's tomb in New York.

    • General Grant's tomb in New York.

    • Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Porticoes (Porches); Columns

    • General Ulysses S. Grant's tomb, a large stone structure with columns. It is set on a small hill, with steps leading up to the building. There are people near the monument; one person is on a bicycle. Text printed on verso reads, "Grant's...
    • Granite quarry, Barre, Vermont.

    • Granite quarry, Barre, Vermont.

    • Quarrying; Men; Stone quarrying

    • Men along walls of granite quarry in Barre, Vermont. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952; manufacturer's number indicates this card was probably produced in 1927. Number 25 in a series. Published by Lincoln-Lillie; printed by...
    • Happy Christmas.

    • 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"...
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