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Leap Year Postcard Database!

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Bowery

Caption: "Leap year on de bowery"

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Leap Year on the Farm

Caption: "Leap year on the farm"

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Leap Year in the West

Caption: "Leap-year in the West"

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Leap Year on the 'Rialto'

Caption: "Leap Year on the 'Rialto'"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Tho Propriety

Caption: "Tho' perfect propriety insists that unmarried young men should never trust themselves to female company unchaperoned, there are ways of putting the jinx to this nuisance."

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Sweet Manhood

Caption: "The true lady is always 'there' in the protection of Sweet Manhood in distress; even tho' she gets mussed all out of shape in consequence"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Rouchneck

Caption: "Any woman who will chew tobacco in the presence of a gentleman brands herself thereby as a 'roughneck'"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Pink Tea

Caption: "No lady should ever enter the presence of any gentleman when under the influence of Lemonade, Pink Tea, or other intoxicating beverages"

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Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Single Harness

Caption: "I don't like single harness prefer the other state; Think you'd like to join me And be my running mate?"

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Theme: Burglar

Title: Say You'll Marry Me Or I'll Press the Button

Caption: "Say you'll marry me or I'll press the button!"

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Company: Winsch

Title: Leap Year Victim

Caption: "A Victim of Leap Year telling a bunch of survivors how it all happened"

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Company: Winsch

Title: I'm Safe

Caption: "I'm safe for another four years!"

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Title: Congratulations Old Scout

Caption: "Congratulations Old Scout! I heard you escaped them too. Gee, but wasn't it a terrible year. The fairies certainly gave us a run for our money."

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Company: Winsch

Title: After Leap Year

Caption: "A bunch of survivors cheering up an unfortunate victim of Leap Year"

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Artist: Walter Wellman

Title: Woman in Drag

Caption: "Every year will be leap year soon"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: Won't Wash

Caption: "Won't Wash"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: Cornered

Caption: "Cornered"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: You Know You Are Engaged to Me

Caption: "You know you are engaged to me!"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: Leap Year

Caption: "Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all!"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: Running the Gauntlet

Caption: "Running the Gauntlet"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: Great Sacrifice

Caption: "great sacrifice"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: Collared

Caption: "Collared"

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Artist: Lance Thackeray

Title: Buttonholed

Caption: "Buttonholed"

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Artist: E. Curtis

Title: Golf

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Artist: E. Curtis

Title: Leap Year

Caption: "Your picture dear, I'll paint from life, if you will make the artist wife"

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Artist: E. Curtis

Title: Bow and Arrow

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Artist: E. Curtis

Title: Ring

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Artist: E. Curtis

Title: Bride and Groom

Caption: "With you as the groom and I as the bride, forever through life let's ride side by side"

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Artist: Arthur Gill

Title: Impending Proposal

Caption: "An impending proposal. Jones, 'er-er Don't G-G-Go Miss Grey!'"

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Artist: P. Crosby

Title: Woman With Gun

Caption: "Ye men shall flirt with single blessedness"

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Artist: P. Crosby

Title: Leap Year

Caption: "Women Shall Dedicate to Ye Mere Men"

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Artist: P. Crosby

Title: Debt Proposal

Caption: "Ye men can be saved"

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Artist: P. Crosby

Title: Ye Women May Hook Up This Way

Caption: "Ye Women May Hook Up This Way"

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Artist: P. Crosby

Title: Evolution of Marriage

Caption: "Evolution of ye marriage certificate"

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Company: Minneapolis Selling Co.

Title: Man on Lap

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Company: Minneapolis Selling Co.

Title: Marriage License Clerk

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Artist: Mabel Lucy Attwell

Title: Little French Girl

Caption: "Don't forget it's leap year!"

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Company: Gibson Art. Co.

Title: Women Bolder

Caption: "This is leap year. In leap year the ladies are bolder than they've been for three years before. And men who are wiser and older don't follow them round as of yore. One warms but the other turns colder till the dangerous season is o'er."

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: You're the Man We Want

Caption: "You're the man we want."

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: You

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: I'm Waiting

Caption: "I'm waiting for a ring."

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: She's Only a Maiden

Caption: "She's only a maiden-- after all"

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: I've Come to Ask for Your Son's Hand

Caption: "I've come to ask for the hand of your son"

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: The Only Man Safe This Year

Caption: "The only man safe this year"

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: Let Me Help You Out

Caption: "Let me help you out!"

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Artist: Fred Spurgin

Title: Leap Year

Caption: "Can you support a husband and family?"

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Man as Taken

Caption: "It's no use girls"

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: I'm Yours

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: For Love and Money for Men

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Object of Dispute

Caption: "He's mine, I saw him first"
"He's mine, He loves me best"
"An Object of Dispute"

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Artist: Donald McGill

Title: The Only Way

Caption: "George dear this is leap year"
"Then i'll leap!!"
"The Only Way"

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Artist: Donald McGill

Title: Negligee

Caption: "I hope to be Somebody's Darling this Year!"

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Artist: Donald McGill

Title: Leap Year

Caption: "Some man has got to go through it this Year!"

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Artist: Donald McGill

Title: Housekeeper

Caption: "I'm looking for a permanent situation - as a Housekeeper!"

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Artist: Donald McGill

Title: Hip Hip Hooray

Caption: "I have caught a man at last. Shout Hip Hip Hooray! Run and fetch the Parson quick Before he gets away!"

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Artist: Cynicus

Title: Consider my Sighs

Caption: "Consider my sighs"

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: Leap Year

Caption: "I don't care for fashion
I don't care for pelf
But I do care for a nice young man
Just for himself."

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: Don't Think Me Bold

Caption: "Don't think me bold, but it's leap year, you know?

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: Old Guard Dies

Caption: "This old dies but never surrenders!"

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: Shy Little Girl

Caption: "Little Girl, this year you will have to speak for yourself"

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: I'm Yours

Caption: "I'm Yours"

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: I Would like to Cook

Caption: "I would like to cook for a nice young man."

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: Kids Leap Year

Caption: "If I wuz a man. I would like to some girl happy."

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Artist: Bernhardt Wall

Title: I Can Make Pie Like Your Mothers

Caption: "I can make pie like your mother's: Enough Said"

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Artist: Meeker

Title: Sexual Finger

Caption: "It's Leap Year With this ring I three wed"

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Artist: Arthur Butchur

Title: Leap Year

Caption: I'll either save it or spend it for you.

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Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: I Haf Vaited a Long Vhile For Dis Leap Year To Come

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Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Leap Year Is No Time to Have a Girl in Every Port

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: It's only that it's Leap Year

Caption: And Ah's jumpin' at the chance
to get yo' while yo's helpless ...
and tell yo' out and out

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: It's Leap Year, Valentine

Caption: Ah's feelin' kinda JUMPY
But it ain't St. Vitus dance ...

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: Leap-Year in Coontown

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: I'm so glad this is Leap Year

Caption: I'm looking for a hubby
Won't you be mine

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