On this day in 278, St. Valentine was beheaded. So thanks to him, we have these wonderful Valentine’s Day postcards.
St. Valentine’s Greeting, Clapsaddle. Postmarked February 14, 1918.
“The world was never set afire, By wishes, dreams, or dear desire, But say my valentine you’ll be, And dreams become reality.” Published by Whitney, mailed 1924.
Twelvetrees girl hiding a valentine. “I have something for you, guess?” Mailed 1911.