In the course of processing family papers in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives, we regularly uncover a variety of Christmas cards sent to Kentuckians from family and friends across the country and the world. Here are a few of the more eye-catching ones that have surfaced this year; they date from the 1920s to the 1970s:
A. Ross Pittman linoleum block prints, cards sent to Drucilla Jones, Bowling Green
From Olive Sewell, Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk, to Marjorie Clagett, Bowling Green
Sent to the Clements family, Owensboro
From her niece Emma to Senora Tolle, Glasgow
For more on Christmas letters, cards, customs and folkways, search our collection finding aids in TopSCHOLAR and KenCat.