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1904, a leap year valentine

1904, a leap year valentine

Postcard showing a man, woman, and cupid and the year 1904 written in gold numbers. Copyright 1904 by G. T. Channing. Copyright registration records show claimant as George T. Channing, of Washington, D.C.

Nürnberg. German postcard

Nürnberg. German postcard

Postcard showing view through stone arch of Nuremberg, Germany. On front: Plörrer. On front: Kunstverlag Hermann Martin, Nurnberg.

U. S. o[f] A., Pres. Roosevelt

U. S. o[f] A., Pres. Roosevelt

Postcard showing a bust-portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt surrounded by the U.S. flag and a laurel branch. 16785 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright stamp on back dated Sept. 7, 1907.

Inauguration of the President, Washington, D.C.

Inauguration of the President, Washington, D.C.

Panoramic postcard showing soldiers and crowds at the east portico of the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt, March 4, 1905. On back: "Published by F.T. Israel, 805 Vermont Ave.,... More

The entertainer, gelatin silver print

The entertainer, gelatin silver print

Postcard showing full-length portrait of a woman, standing, facing front, wearing hat and short skirt. J253158 U.S. Copyright Office. On photo: "Mushet." On photo: "c Butler Cafe Revue, Seattle."

Bucking horse, gelatin silver print

Bucking horse, gelatin silver print

Postcard showing a man riding a bucking bronco with spectators in the background. J146826 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted in 1910, claimant not identified on card. Title from inscription on back of card.

Brown, Philadelphia, N.L.

Brown, Philadelphia, N.L.

Postcard showing a portrait of Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown of the Chicago Cubs. Portrait is incorrectly labelled as [Buster] Brown, Philadelphia, N. L. Portrait is surrounded by a decorative border with two... More

If the umbrella could only talk

If the umbrella could only talk

Postcard showing man and woman sitting on the ground, behind an umbrella. H1288711 U.S. Copyright Office. On back: Serie No. 50.

Edward H. Mitchell - A carload of mammoth navel oranges from California

Edward H. Mitchell - A carload of mammoth navel oranges from Californi...

Postcard showing boy standing on an orchard rail car marked "S.P. 79265" flanked by two larger-than-life size navel oranges. 21525 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1882. Copyrighted by Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco, 1909.

White Star Line, triple screw steamer "Olympic", 882 1/2 ft. long, 46,359 tons

White Star Line, triple screw steamer "Olympic", 882 1/2 ft. long, 46,...

Postcard showing the Olympic steamship at sea. "Phostint" postcard. Titanic sister ship

The mystic picture--The puzzle of the Century--Figure it out

The mystic picture--The puzzle of the Century--Figure it out

Mechanical postcard showing face of man which changes to another man when tab is pulled down. On back: Manufactured under U.S. Patent No. 537,441 by Isaac H. Blanchard Co., New York. Patent No. 537,441 was is... More

Sevilla. Galerias del Alcazar  y Catedral

Sevilla. Galerias del Alcazar y Catedral

Postcard showing the Alcazar palace and cathedral, Seville, Spain. No. 29551.

New Jewish market on the East Side, New York

New Jewish market on the East Side, New York

Postcard showing a New York City street crowded with vendors and pedestrians. No. 8996.

Baltimore Base Ball Club

Baltimore Base Ball Club

Postcard showing baseball players seated and standing in stadium. H126199 U.S. Copyright Office. On photo: "Copyright 1909 by Barr-Farnham P.P.C. Co."

Hump pusher, L.S. & M.S. R. R., Elkhart, Ind.

Hump pusher, L.S. & M.S. R. R., Elkhart, Ind.

Postcard showing train engine on the railroad tracks of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway with row of men in front. J172354 U.S. Copyright Office. On photo: "Copr. Inbody." On back: Made by J. Inbod... More

Panama Pacific International Exposition 1915, San Francisco, California

Panama Pacific International Exposition 1915, San Francisco, Californi...

Postcard showing new buildings in San Francisco with earthquake ruins and bear in foreground. Two small images of buildings of the Panama Pacific International Exposition at bottom. K25796 U.S. Copyright Office... More

The whole Dam-ocratic Party. Hail, hail, the gang's all here ...

The whole Dam-ocratic Party. Hail, hail, the gang's all here ...

Postcard showing six caricatures of William Jennings Bryan representing the Democratic Party(left to right): "Master Initiative & Referendum Democracy", "Old-time Socialist Democracy", General Democracy", "Mrs.... More

View on the Teton in the Rockies

View on the Teton in the Rockies

Postcard showing stream and trees, probably on Grand Teton Mountain, Wyoming. K68687 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1913 by E.N. Haugen, Choteau, Mont.

Hughes, Hearst, Heaven or Hell? It's up to you

Hughes, Hearst, Heaven or Hell? It's up to you

Political postcard showing bust-portraits of Republican Charles E. Hughes (left) and Democrat William R. Hearst (right), candidates in the New York Governor race of 1906. H83538 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyrigh... More

Birdseye view in Aberdeen, So. Dak. looking north east from roof Carben

Birdseye view in Aberdeen, So. Dak. looking north east from roof Carbe...

Postcard showing view of buildings in Aberdeen, South Dakota. J148537 U.S. Copyright Office. On photo: "Copyright by N.A. Brothers." Identified on photo: "Gass works," "Wholesale Plumer's Sup.," "Wholesale Gr... More

Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club dock

Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club dock

Postcard showing people on dock with boats in the water, Lake Hopatgong, New Jersey. J145009 U.S. Copyright Office. On photo: "Copyright Harris." On back: "W.J. Harris, Pubr., Genuine Photo Post Cards, Lake Ha... More

Hearst in war, Hearst in peace, Hearst in the hearts of his countrymen

Hearst in war, Hearst in peace, Hearst in the hearts of his countrymen

Political postcard showing three bust-portraits of Democrat William R. Hearst, unsuccessful candidate against Charles E. Hughes, in the New York Governor race of 1906. Upper left side of card shows a fist "just... More

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

Postcard showing a portrait of a woman of status with a caption saying, "Bryan's my man-Who's yours?", suggesting her support for William Jennings Bryan during his third bid for president in 1908 in which he us... More

The Wright aeroplane at Fort Myer, Va.

The Wright aeroplane at Fort Myer, Va.

Postcard showing Orville Wright flying biplane, Fort Myer, Va. 131162 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyright 1909, G.M.C." below photo. Copyright registration records show G.M. Cramer Co., in Washington, D.C.

Umbrella Rock, Lookout Mt., Chattanooga, Tenn.

Umbrella Rock, Lookout Mt., Chattanooga, Tenn.

Postcard showing rock formation with ladder resting against it, Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee. J36265 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1905 by the Rotograph Co.

Gibbon Cascades, Y.N.P. / photo made by S.D. Butcher & Son, Kearney, Neb.

Gibbon Cascades, Y.N.P. / photo made by S.D. Butcher & Son, Kearney, N...

Postcard showing Gibbon Cascades at Yellowstone National Park. 133707 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 2058. Copyright Oct. 22, 1909 by S.D. Butcher & Son.

Bobby Leach, and his barrel

Bobby Leach, and his barrel

Postcard showing a composite photograph of daredevil Bobby Leach standing in the steel barrel he used to successfully go over Horseshoe Falls, July 1911. A view of the Falls appears in the background. J158077 U... More

Prince Ferdinand, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Prince Ferdinand, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Postcard showing Prince Ferdinand of Romania, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. On front: Inst. de Arte Grafice, Carol Gobl, Bucuresci. On back: Union Postale Universelle. România Carta Postala. Writte... More

Cleveland Soup, 1893. Strikes = Lock-outs = No work / Leon Barritt.

Cleveland Soup, 1893. Strikes = Lock-outs = No work / Leon Barritt.

Postcard for the American Protective Tariff League shows a bowl labeled "Cleveland Soup, 1893". The words "free trade" and "lest we forget" appear to the left and right of the bowl, a spoon "democracy" rests in... More

Dick Rock on favorite horse - Lightning

Dick Rock on favorite horse - Lightning

Postcard showing Idaho rancher Richard "Dick" Rock on his horse, probably at Henrys Lake, Idaho. J250564 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyright 1921 J. M. Tratler [i.e. Trapler]". Copyright registration records show... More