American Christmas Cards, 1900–1960

//American Christmas Cards, 1900–1960

Curated by Professor Kenneth L. Ames and students
September 21, 2011 – December 31, 2011

The exhibition and accompanying book argue the central premise that examining the images on Christmas cards used in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the end of the 1950s enriches our understanding of not only the American Christmas but also significant aspects of American culture. These cards constitute a category of American material culture that is rich in documentary potential yet has been nearly invisible in the scholarly literature.

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