Tag: Mount Rushmore

  • South Dakota’s National Treasure

    South Dakota’s National Treasure

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    It’s all in our name: Postcard History. In the world today history is often ignored or at best it is in a constant state of revision. We who recognize that history does not and can not be changed look back at the magnificent achievements of our fellow Americans and smile with pride. Mount Rushmore is…

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Donald T. Matter, Jr.
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It is rare for a Hollywood actor to have a mother who is equally famous. Maud Humphrey was such a person. Her famous son, Humphrey Bogart, star of more than 70 movies, was her only son. Maud gained her fame as an artist and illustrator. In her long career she produced nearly 30,000 illustrations for greeting cards, advertisements, magazine articles and juvenile literature. But, she was never a postcard artist. We who collect postcards, however, are able to enjoy her art because card publishers recognized how popular her art was and knew cards with her pictures would sell by the millions. Along with her story are some examples of her illustrations for the Butterick Corporation.

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