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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.
    • 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 Santa...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Hotel Flagler, Jacksonville, Florida.

    • Hotels; Hotel Flagler (Jacksonville, Fla.); Fire escapes; Automobiles; Streets
    • Hotel building on street corner. The building is about five stories high. There are cars on the street around the building, as well as pedestrians. The building has two fire escapes on the outside. Postage rate information dates this card to before...
    • Tampa Bay Hotel, Florida, U.S.A.

    • Hotels; Tampa Bay Hotel (Tampa, Fla.); Gardens; Towers
    • Tampa Bay Hotel, a large red building with several turrets. The turrets are rounded with Middle Eastern influenced styling. There are gardens on "islands" in front of the hotel. Text printed on verso reads, "Tamp Bay Hotel. Florida. Tampa Bay is...
    • Honolulu, in the suburbs.

    • Rivers; Bridges; Buildings; Palms; Mountains
    • River with stone walls and bridge. There is a small boat in the water and houses by the road that runs by the riverbank. People can be seen in the street. There are palm trees nearby and mountains in the background. Text printed on verso reads,...
    • Plymouth Rock, Plymouth, Mass.

    • Rocks; Historical markers
    • Plymouth Rock, bearing date 1620. Part of the rock's enclosure can be seen. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952. Published by Smith News Store; printed by Tichnor Brothers, number 61534.
    • Santa Fe Mission depot, Albuquerque, N.M.

    • Railroad stations; Utility poles; Carts & wagons
    • Santa Fe Mission depot, a structure with Spanish-influenced architecture. Other buildings are visible nearby, and telegraph wires run between various buildings and the depot. There are people standing near the tracks and the station, and several...
    • Famous Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

    • Sculpture; Monuments & memorials
    • Statue of Liberty with water in foreground. Text printed on verso reads, "It is a colossal figure formed of plates of bronze on an iron frame work, supported on a high granite pedestal on Bedloe's Island, new York. The figure represents a robustly...
    • View of American falls, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

    • Waterfalls; Boats; Buildings
    • Niagara Falls, with a large building in the background and a boat on the water in the foreground. Text printed on verso reads, "View of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, New York. Niagara Falls is located in Niagara River which flows from Lake Erie...
    • S.S. Baltic.

    • Ships; Smoke; Baltic II (Steamship)
    • Steamship Baltic, on the sea, seen from the side. Smoke trails from its two smokestacks. Text printed on verso reads, "This steamship is the principal vessel of the White Star fleet, being one of the largest boats in the world, is 710 feet long,...
    • 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 Tomb,...
    • 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...

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