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Object Name Card, Greeting
Object ID 2015.008.012
Collection Fogleman Family Collection
Summary Christmas card, to Bessie Oldham Wiley from Mary, Jakie [Clayton?], Peggy, and Bobby, dated 1955. Tri-fold card; front printed with illustration of a man and woman, wearing winter clothing and carrying wrapped packages, outside a grand home entrance with snow-covered stone fence. Along bottom edge of left flap is printed red text "Christmas Greetings". When left flap is lifted, more of the illustration is revealed, showing the home entrance; on back of flap is illustration of the man and woman walking by a stone fence. Left flap partially covers the right flap. When right flap is lifted, interior of card with message is revealed. Message, in black text, reads "To your door come greetings / And MANY wishes, too, / For all the joy and happiness / This day can bring to you - - - / And, when this day is over, / Friendly thoughts will stay / To wish you all that makes life glad / Along the New Year's Way!" Handwritten in blue ink below message is "Mary - Jakie / Bobby - Peggy". Additional illustration on back of card depicts a snow-covered stone wall, a bare tree, and a green fir tree adorned with red ornaments(?). Handwritten in pencil at top of back is "1955 / to Bessie Wiley". At bottom center of back is small blue logo with text "An / ARTISTIC / Card / TRADE / MARK / REG / PRINTED IN U.S.A. / 439".
Date 1955
Additional Information Bessie Oldham Wiley was the mother of Mary Wiley Fogleman.
People Fogleman, Bob Wayne
Fogleman, Clayton Alley
Fogleman, Mary Wiley
Fogleman, Peggy
Wiley, Bessie Oldham
Search Terms Christmas
Credit Line Gift of Bobby W. Fogleman