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Holiday Cards

The Eva M. Humphrey Postcard Collection, 1906-1964

These Holiday greeting cards were chosen from a collection of approximately 500 postcards received and collected by Eva M. Humphrey (1883-1964) of Athens and Chandlerville, Illinois. They were sent to Eva by family and friends and were postmarked between the years of 1906-1913. Many feature photographic scenes from towns and cities around Illinois and other parts of the United States. There are also general greeting cards, romantic cards, as well as cards for holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween, etc.