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Christmas cards

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Greeting cards that are sent or given as expressions of goodwill at Christmastime. The first Christmas cards were made in the 1840s in England. The tradition is followed in all English-speaking countries and the practice is growing in many others.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Esther Lane

Identifier: RH-A-3996

The collection contains photographs of Esther Lane (1921-2010) and class composites from when she taught early elementary in Parchment, Michigan (1945-1980).

Dates: 1937-1980

Miscellaneous Christmas Cards

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31141023903797], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white and color photographs of Esther Louise Lane and class composites from her teaching career in Parchment, Michigan. Majority of the photographs are from Esther's years teaching at South Elementary and Central Elementary in Parchment, Michigan, from 1945-1980. Also included are several Christmas cards from students and a large photograph of the Western Michigan Alumni Glee Club.

Dates: 1937-1980

R. E. Fair Christmas Card

 Item — Box 1 of 1: [Barcode: 31141024407434]
Identifier: RH-A-4303
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a Christmas card from R.E. Fair Ford Products in Kalamazoo dating from approximately 1920.Graphics printed on one side of the card contain imagery of a Model-T Ford automobile in black ink, holly leaf sprigs printed in color, and “Christmas Greetings” printed in color as well. The main text of the card is printed smaller in black below the graphic and contains a statement of appreciation, most likely towards Fair’s loyal customers. Below the main...
Dates: approximately 1920