Entertainment Vintage Postcards of the Fourth of July from the Early 20th Century

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  1. XXXXX

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    Happy 4th Everyone -

    Vintage Postcards of the Fourth of July from the Early 20th Century


    Early 20th-century postcards manufactured for the Fourth of July were very popular. Thousands of colorful cards featured such themes as Uncle Sam, the Goddess of Liberty, eagles, cannons, flags, liberty bell, fireworks, Statue of Liberty, Native Americans, Revolutionary War figures, nautical subjects, and the nation's founders.

    From the early 1900s the production of postcards neatly coincided with the Safe and Sane movement that was initiated in a number of major cities to get dangerous fireworks away from the public. Many cards demonstrated the seriousness of this issue, but interestingly did so in a humourous vein.

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  2. Gitfiddle

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    Glad I got all my 4th of July cards sent out on time this year.
     
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    Who the fuck sends a Fourth of July card?
     
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    I saw that one - pretty funny.
     
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    Cool stuff, thanks for sharing. I like a lot of that illustration from the turn of the century.
     
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    I liked the one with dog eating the firecracker!!!

    Cool stuff :up:
     
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    Great Post! I loved seeing these. Thanks!