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Image of 1929.035.011 - Invitation

1929.035.011 - Invitation

Half-folded invitation to a pair of events celebrating George Washington's birthday consisting of an oration given by Rev. Henry Neill at Firemen's Hall, followed by a ball at the Russell House as a benefit for the Ladies' Mount Vernon Association. Details on the events are printed in script on the front. A handwritten message, presumably addressed to Benjamin F. H. Witherell, president of the State Historical Society, is contained within: The Historical Society are respectfully invited to join the procession at 1 1/2 o'clock PM at the Russell House. W.B. Howe, Chairman of [?] "Washington's Birthday 1859," is handwritten on the verso so that it would appear on top when the invitatio

Image of 1938.082.991 - Postcard

1938.082.991 - Postcard

Postcard printed with a portrait of George Washington above an image of an ax and cherries, with the message, "Washington's Birthday." The verso is divided, and unpostmarked, with the handwritten message, "From Frank, to Grandma."

Image of 1942.013.034 - Postcard

1942.013.034 - Postcard

Postcard printed with a portrait of George Washington above an image of cups and plates captioned "Washington's Camp Utensil Used during the Revolution" against the background of an American Flag. The verso is printed with the message, "Special Washington Birthday Services, First Baptist Bible School, Woodward and Pingree, 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, Orchestra and Chorus 100 Voices, Splendid Program. Come.," addressed to Mrs. C.G. Hampton, Jr. of 24 Blaine Avenue, and postmarked February 19, 1914.

Image of 1942.013.033 - Postcard

1942.013.033 - Postcard

Postcard printed with a portrait of George Washington flanked by the dates of his birth and death, above an image captioned "Washington and Lafayette at Valley Forge." The verso is printed with the message, "Special Washington Birthday Services, First Baptist Bible School, Woodward and Pingree, 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, Orchestra and Chorus 100 Voices, Splendid Program. Come.," addressed to Dr. C.G. Hampton of 24 Blaine Avenue, and postmarked February 19, 1914.

Image of 1979.014.012 - Menu

1979.014.012 - Menu

Menu for the Washington's Birthday dinner at the Russell House, consisting of a half-folded sheet of off-white paper glued inside of a blue paper cover. The cover is printed with a half-tone portrait of George Washington, a green embossed image of the hotel's crest, and as a border composed of cherry trees, cherries, and axes. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner options are listed within along with a program of musical selections to be performed by the Russell House Orchestra.

Image of 2013.041.666 - Menu

2013.041.666 - Menu

Half-folded menu and insert card from Stouffer's, dated Saturday February 22, 1941. A blue illustration of George Washington in profile with Mount Vernon in the background is on the cover. The menu within is divided into the sections, "From the Charcoal Broiler," "Dinner Suggestions," "Desserts and Ice Creams," "Stouffer's Club Dinners," and "Vegetables and Salads." The insert card has a red white and blue border with a row of stars along the left edge, and lists a baked pork chop dinner and a club dinner. The back of the menu is printed with a passage about Washington's birthday and National Cherry Week, as well as a list of addresses of Stouffer's restaurants in several cities, includin

Image of 1953.006.001 - Badge

1953.006.001 - Badge

White silk ribbon printed in black are the words "Washington Ball. Feb. 21, 1840." and the image of an eagle holding an American flag.