This collection of Valentine's Day greeting cards from the Wisconsin Historical Society provides a glimpse into the way Americans have shared their feelings of love and affection every February 14th from 1840 through 1980. You can find even more at their site here.
1838 - To My Valentine
1850 - If Souls Could Always Dwell Above
1870 - Will You Love Me Always
1890 - Valentine with Girl, Flowers and Arrows
1890 - Valentine's Day Card
1895 - Valentine's Day Card With Cherubs
1903 - I Cannot Bear to Lose You
1908 - Love's Offering
1909 - And Folly's All They Taught Me!
1909 - Love's Telephone
1910 - To My Valentine
1912 - To My Valentine
1925 - Dear Valentine
1925 - You're the Queen of Them All, My Valentine
1927 - Black Jack Chewing Gum Valentine
1927 - But Oh, Wot a Heluva Time I've Had!
1943 - Military Themed Valentine
1945 - Be My Valentine
1945 - First Bank of Love
1945 - My Heart is Shaking Only For You
1954 - A Valentine Money Tree For You
1955 - It's Time To Come "Clean" and Be My Valentine!
1955 - Oh, Valentine I'm In a "Stew", I'm Simply "Goofy" Over You!
1965 - Honey, I Go For You — In A Great Big Way
1965 - I'll Be Sad If You Won't Be Mine!
1965 - My Love For You Is Strictly.. Grade A, Be My Valentine!
1975 - Nothing "Phoney" About This! Be My Valentine
1975 - Remember-To Be My Valentine, You're Nice
I Am Thine
I Go For You Head Over Heels My Valentine
I Love You, A Sign Of Love
I'd Give 3 Cheers If You'd Be My Valentine!!!
Jus' Thinkin' 'Bout Ya--An' Wishin' You Were My Valentine!
My Fashionable Valentine
Oh Boy! Can I 'Pick' 'Em!
Oh, Be My Valentine
You've Copped My Heart!
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