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Timeline Tuesday: Easter Cards

The history of modern greeting cards began in 1843 in England with the design of the first Christmas card. Easter cards were introduced somewhat later, but by 1887 Omahans had a wide variety of “these pretty souvenirs of the season” … Continue reading

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Sweet Treats at Easter

This Easter postcard is from Nebraska State Historical Society collections. NSHS 9857566 (above). What is Easter without eggs, if not the genuine article, then at least egg-shaped candy? By the early twentieth century, the use of the modern chocolate-making process and … Continue reading

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This Easter postcard is from Nebraska State Historical Society collections. NSHS 9857566 (above). What is Easter without eggs, if not the genuine article, then at least egg-shaped candy? By the early twentieth century, the use of the modern chocolate-making process and … Continue reading

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