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commemorative card

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Elsie Vercoe Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
009021001
Description
Paper infants diaper shaped colourful commemorative Mother's Day card held together with a large metal safety diaper pin; coloured drawing of baby boy standing in diaper inside.
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Accession Number
009021001
Collection
Elsie Vercoe Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
Paper infants diaper shaped colourful commemorative Mother's Day card held together with a large metal safety diaper pin; coloured drawing of baby boy standing in diaper inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Elsie Vercoe; forwarded to museum by Marie M. McCalden (Power of Attorney)
Maker
Rust Craft
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
paper: cream, light green
ink: black, brown
Inscriptions
Printed on front of card: "To MOTHER // on Mother's Day // I present // my first // FRATERNITY // PIN"; printed inside card: "With LOVE to // Mother from // the kid who [Illeg.] wears // THREE-CORNERED PANTS! // xxxxxxx"; printed on back of card: "15 M 180 COPYRIGHT // RUST CRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 18
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper faded from use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Images
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graduation congratulations

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028027
Description
A one-page, pale pink paper card with thin gold trim; in the top left corner there is an illustration of a butterfly on a small bouquet of pink, blue and red flowers with green leaves against a black circular background; a second bouquet of only three flowers against a circular black background app…
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Accession Number
996028027
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Education, Nursing -- ephemera
Description
A one-page, pale pink paper card with thin gold trim; in the top left corner there is an illustration
of a butterfly on a small bouquet of pink, blue and red flowers with green leaves against a
black circular background; a second bouquet of only three flowers against a circular black background
appears in the right corner; card is printed with a poem in black lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Rust Craft
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
The card refers to Valleau's graduation in May of 1928
Material
paper: pale pink
Inscriptions
"CONGRATULATIONS // TO YOU // May this joy that comes to // you // Be like a sunny ray // That never
fades or dims its // light, // But shines through every // day."; signed in ink as "B Bailne"
(?); reverse, at bottom, "10742 HANDPAINTED // RUSTCRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm. x Width 9.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Surface exhibits some grime; top right corner has had a small (2 mm) portion folded forward; reverse
has a partially rubbed-out pencil mark (?) on top left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Photo
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Ms. Valleau donated a number of artifacts relating to her graduation in 1928; please see: dance
card (996.028.006); sterling thimble (996.028.009); graduation photo of Valleau (996.028.017); 1928
yearbook (996.028.018); graduation uniform (996.028.066); photograph of 1928 graduating class (996.
028.063); 1928 School of Nursing Certificate for N. Valleau (996.028.063); graduation announcement (996.028.026a,b); CD #2
Images
Less detail