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    • Stern necessity.

    • Stern necessity.

    • Women; Boys; African Americans; Sewing; Thread; Caricatures; Ethnic stereotypes

    • African American woman sews up a patch on a young boys pants as he lays across her lap. The facial expressions are stereotypical portrayals of blacks in the early 20th century. This image depicts African Americans in a stereotyped fashion that may...
    • White Mills Hotel, White Mills, Ky.

    • White Mills Hotel, White Mills, Ky.

    • White Mills Hotel (White Mills, Ky.); Hotels

    • White Mills Hotel, a three-story wood frame building, shown from the front. The second floor balcony extends over the first floor porch. There are several young trees in the front yard. Manufactured by Art Mfg. Co., manufacturer's number 4747.
    • Kanawha River, Kanawha Falls, W. Va.

    • Kanawha River, Kanawha Falls, W. Va.

    • Waterfalls; Hydroelectric power; Power plants; Hydroelectric power plants

    • Kanawha Falls in Glen Ferris, West Virginia. The Glen Ferris Hydro Electric Station sits on the bank on the south side of the falls. A. W. Terhune wrote on the front of the postcard, to his daughter: "Saw these today, Father, June 11/07."
    • Washington's home, Mount Vernon.

    • Washington's home, Mount Vernon.

    • Washington, George, 1732-1799--Homes & haunts--Virginia--Mount Vernon (Estate); Houses; Plantations

    • George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, Virginia. The building is a multi-story, columned wood building. Postmarked 1904 on verso. Published by JF Jarvis.
    • Flame vine (Pyrostegia-venusta), in Florida.

    • Flame vine (Pyrostegia-venusta), in Florida.

    • Vines; Flowers; Shrubs; Trees; Spanish moss

    • Orange flowered vine growing in a semi-circle, near purple and pink flowered bushes. The vine also grows on a tree; there are several other trees nearby, some with Spanish moss growing on them. Number F119 in a series. Text printed on verso reads,...
    • Violets.

    • Violets.

    • Valentines; Women; Violets; Flowers

    • Head and shoulders of woman wearing violets in her hair. There are violets near her chest, as well. Signed "Gross." Copyright 1906, S.S. Porter. Classified as a valentine by the processing archivist.
    • To my valentine.

    • To my valentine.

    • Valentines; Women; Roses; Flowers; Hearts

    • Woman with long black hair standing in profile, near roses. She may be holding the roses. She is framed in a heart. The card is decorated with flowers and hearts. Address information dates this card to no later than 1914.
    • Valentine message.

    • Valentine message.

    • Valentines; Women; Roses; Flowers; Hearts

    • Woman is heart-shaped frame. She has a red rose in her hair and purple flowers and hearts decorate the rest of the card. Address information dates this card to no later than 1914.
    • To my valentine.

    • To my valentine.

    • Valentines; Women; Roses; Flowers

    • Young woman looks up, holding a rose. The woman is partially framed in a heart; there are more roses above her. Published by Schlesinger Bros. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952; styling dates it to the early 20th century.
    • To my sweetheart.

    • To my sweetheart.

    • Valentines; Women; Lilacs; Flowers

    • Young woman in white. Below her image is an inscription: My love, I send you / by express / Pray treat my love, / with tenderness. The inscription is written in a white heart and surrounded by lilacs. Design copyright 1912, John Winsch.
    • Greetings to my loving valentine.

    • Greetings to my loving valentine.

    • Valentines; Women; Hearts; Flowers; Arrows

    • Woman with headband decorated with heart. She is framed in a heart. There are purple flowers behind her and the card is decorated with flowers, hearts, and an arrow. Address information dates this card to no later than 1914.
    • Valentine greetings.

    • Valentine greetings.

    • Valentines; Women; Hearts

    • Young woman stands framed by a heart; she holds a valentine heart. There re flowers and birds arranged around her and elsewhere on the card. Postmarked 1926 on verso. Published by Whitney.
    • I greet thee valentine.

    • I greet thee valentine.

    • Valentines; Women; Cupids; Hearts; Bows (Archery); Arrows; Violets

    • Woman in gold-framed heart with red background. A cupid, armed with bow and arrow, stands beside the heart. Violets decorate the bottom of the heart. Design copyright 1912, John Winsch.
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