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An anonymous valentine sent to East 121st Street

February 13, 2013

I wonder who mailed this sweet yet message-less card to Miss Elsie Mangels, who apparently resided at 447 East 121st Street in February 1910?

NYPLvalentinecard

Her residence looks like it no longer exists; a housing development and some empty lots occupy that address today.

NYPLvalentinecardback

The card comes from the New York Public Library’s digital collection—a treasure of old ephemera, including vintage Valentine cards.


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