Decades of Love: Vintage Valentine’s Day Cards and their Messages

Valentine’s Days may come and go, but the messages from the heart are truly meant to last forever– especially when captured in ink. Read along as we relive the sentiments of the early 20th century through keepsake postcards

To Vernon Cleary of Seattle, WA, 1913

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My dearest sweetheart,

Rose are red,

Violets are blue,

Honey is sweet,

And as are you.

Yours lovingly,

C. G.

To Mildred Fenstermaker, from Verona Poe, 1911

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[No note].

To Mrs. L. Gallagher from Philadelphia, PA, 1909

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Dear Sister,

Received your loving letter just now. Glad to see [Unreadable].

Your Dear Sister,

Mary

To Emma Zimmermann of St. Louis, MO 1908

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Dear Emma,

Wishing you all a Happy Happy Happy New Year. Hoping that I will see your sweet face soon again!

Your loving friend,

Emma Wucherer

 

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