Sending Holiday Wishes is Changing

Xmas card St Nicholas005Communication has been changing much quicker in the past few years. Letters have been replaced with emails, phone calls replaced with texts, and Christmas cards and birthday cards replaced with Facebook wall posts. Continue reading

They Say It’s Your Birthday…

Since today is my birthday (34—woot woot!) it seemed like a great time to think about what we have at the CHS relating to birthdays…

The challenge with birthdays is that what I consider the best parts (hello—the cake and the party) don’t leave a lot behind besides some crumbs and maybe a couple of photographs. But then I thought about all of the wonderful, funny, and sometimes hand-made birthday cards I’ve given and received over the years. This led me to one of my favorite parts of the CHS collection—EPHEMERA! Here are some birthday card gems from the CHS collection.

I love this WWII era card:

CHS Ephemera Collection, c. 1940s

CHS Ephemera Collection, c. 1940s

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