THE EARLY YEARS

1900 to 1909



Bensdorp’s Royal Dutch Cocoa photo BernsdorpsRoyalDutchCocoa_zps800ae729.jpg

Bensdorp’s Royal Dutch Cocoa
Sole Importer for U.S.A. and Canada
No. 15 This Is A Set of 25 Different Cards
Steph. L. Bartlett
Boston, Mass.
Circa Early 1900’s


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Mes Cartes Postales France Circa Early 1900’s photo MesCartesPostales_zpsfe33c771.jpg

Mes Cartes Postales
France
Circa Early 1900’s


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A Mistake
Mailed March 19, 190?


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"Little Dolly Daydreams The Pride of Idaho"
Circa Early 1900’s


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It Takes The Cake  A 11  Circa Early 1900’s photo ItTakesTheCakeA11_zps2e21254e.jpg

It Takes The Cake 
Number A 11 
Circa Early 1900’s


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"Things Are Not Always What They Seem"
Circa Early 1900’s


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Dar’s Something About Yer I Like
McLoughlin Bros New York
Circa Early 1900’s


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Just Pack Your Clothes and Go Circa Early 1900’s photo JustPackYourClothesandgoCircaearly1900s_zpsdba93ba8.jpg

"Just Pack Your Clothes and Go."
Circa Early 1900’s


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Coon Sextette photo ACoonSextette_zps70ed7244.jpg

A Coon Sextette
Florida Artistic Series No. 1185 A-21460
Pub. By the H. & W.B. Drew Co.
Jacksonville, Florida
Circa Early 1900's


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No. 1089  Affinity Series 1 Circa early 1900’s photo 1089AffinitySeries1-Circaearly1900s_zpsf40ee882.jpg

No. 1089 
Affinity Series 1
Circa early 1900’s


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“Dis Am Up-To-Date Chicken Raising” American Post Card by C Levi “Komikal Koons Series 210 Subject 3307 Copyright The Ullman MFG Co. New York Circa Early 1900’s photo Komikalkoonsseries210subject3307_zpsdf0371a4.jpg

Dis Am Up-To-Date Chicken Raising
American Post Card by C Levi
“Komikal Koons Series 210 Subject 3307
Copyright The Ullman MFG Co. New York
Circa Early 1900’s


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How Would You Like To Be The Bird On Nellie’s Hat? Circa Early 1900’s photo HowwouldYouLikeToBeTheBirdOnNelliesHat-Circa1900s_zpsb524dcf7.jpg

"How Would You Like To Be The Bird On Nellie’s Hat?"
Circa Early 1900’s


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Mammy
Circa Early 1900’s


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Damnation
Circa Early 1900’s


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Removal Series II Illustrated Postal Card Co., New York  1901 photo RemovalSeriesII-1901_zps3be7a4db.jpg

Removal Series II
Illustrated Postal Card Co., New York 
1901


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St. Patrick’s Day Is A Bad Day For Coons by Irving Jones 1901 photo StPatricksDayIsABadDayForCoons_zps5905cc8e.jpg

"St. Patrick’s Day Is A Bad Day For Coons"
by Irving Jones
1901


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Oh, de Rudeness of de Men When Dey 
See A Handsome Darkie!”
Printed in Germany
Circa Early 1900’s


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 photo SweetWhyjesregulahjamCircaearly1900s_zps6e5168de.jpg

Sweet? Why, Jes Regulah Jam!”
Printed in Germany
Circa Early 1900’s


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Bull Durham - 1900 photo WithoutAMatchBullDurhamSmokingTobaccoAmericanTobaccoCompany1900_zpsb6911dcf.jpg

"Without A Match"
Bull Durham 
Smoking Tobacco Co.
1900


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Coon Creek Courtship A Negro Interlude In One Scene By O. E. Young Denison’s Black-Face Series 15 Cents Copyright 1901  T. S. Denision & Company Publishers Chicago photo CoonCreekCourtshipCircaEarly1900s_zps584de878.jpg

Coon Creek Courtship
A Negro Interlude In One Scene
By O. E. Young
Denison’s Black-Face Series 15 Cents
Copyright 1901 
T. S. Denision & Company Publishers Chicago


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I Knows De Ropes Whiskey Ad Circa Early 1900’s photo IKnowsDeRopes_zps30375ee9.jpg

"I Knows De Ropes"
Whiskey Ad
Circa Early 1900’s


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No. 034 “De Spider and’ De Fly!” Circa Early 1900’s photo DeSpiderandeflyCircaearly1900s_zps68eb8d98.jpg

No. 034
De Spider and’ De Fly!”
Circa Early 1900’s


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Dinky & Titsy  Raphael Tuck and Sons  Series 2181 “The Sunny South”  Copyright 1902 V. G. Schreck photo DinkyampTitsyRaphaelTuckandSonsSeies2181TheSunnySouthCirca1900_zpsad67734b.jpg

Dinky & Titsy 
Raphael Tuck and Sons 
Series 2181 “The Sunny South” 
Copyright 1902 V. G. Schreck


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Comic Negro Speech
“A suggestion for pose of negro character – or for tableau”
Copyright 1902


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No. 16810 
“Taking Their Sun Bath” 
Souvenir Post Card Co. New York 
Circa 1900’s


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No. 216 Mule Race
Here Comes De Winner
Arthur Livingston Publisher
New York
Mailed January 7, 1904


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No. 6827  A Study in black and white  Mailed Feb. 18, 1904 photo 6827AStudyinblackandwhite-mailedfeb181904_zpsb3ccea45.jpg

No. 6827 
A Study in black and white 
Mailed Feb. 18, 1904


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No. 5738  Six Little Pickaninnies Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co.  Mailed March 21, 1904 photo 5738SixLittlePickaninnies_zps7b1b4819.jpg

No. 5738 
Six Little Pickaninnies
Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. 
Mailed March 21, 1904


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Good Bye Eliza Jane - 1903 photo GoodByeElizaJane-1903_zps1cc5f3ec.jpg

"Good Bye Eliza Jane"
Words by Andrew B. Sterling
Music by Harry Von Tilzer 
Published by Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co,
37 W. 28th St. New York
Copyright 1903


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I’ve Got A Feelin’ For You Song by Harry Brown Song & Chorus by Madden & Morse Copyright 1904 photo IveGotaFeelinForYou_zpscb1068d6.jpg

"I’ve Got A Feelin’ For You"
Song by Harry Brown
Song & Chorus by Madden & Morse
Copyright 1904


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Sweet Spirit, Hear My Prayer."
Mailed December 27, 1905


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A. B. D. No. 446 Dixie Land Series 
Postkarte - Carte Postale - Umverselle
Mailed June 22, 1905


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Just Arrived Copyright 1905 Raymond Howe  Chicago photo JustArrived_zps376eb5e0.jpg

"Just Arrived"
Copyright 1905 Raymond Howe 
Chicago


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No. S. 52.  1 “Dinner In Sight” Copyright 1905 The PCK Series photo DinnerInSight_zps3563845e.jpg

No. S. 52.  1
“Dinner In Sight”
Copyright 1905 The PCK Series


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"I’se Comin Honey"
The PCK series
Copyright 1905


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"I Got My Eye On You"
Copyright 1905 by E. B. & E.


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No. 68 Pushing A Good Thing Along Copyright 1905 A. H. photo PushingAGoodThingAlong68Copyright1905AH_zps816ccbfa.jpg

No. 68
"Pushing A Good Thing Along"
Copyright 1905 A. H.


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"I’m Right In It Now" 
Mailed from Niagara Falls, N. Y.  August 18, 1906 
Received Nokomis, Ill. August 20, 1906


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No. 236 “Trunned Down” White City Art Co. Chicago Copyright 1906 photo TrunnedDown-WhiteCityArtCoCopyright1906chicago_zpsb1aee2d7.jpg

No. 236
“Trunned Down”
White City Art Co. Chicago
Copyright 1906


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"What You Goin’ To Do When The Rent Comes Round"
Copyright 1906 M. S. P.


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A Feast Series #708 International Art Pub. Co. New York Copyright 1906 photo AFeast_zps0f4b9c9a.jpg

A Feast
Series #708
International Art Pub. Co. New York
Copyright 1906


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The Serenade Series #702 International Art Pub. Co. New York Copyright 1906 photo TheSerenade_zps5ee2e8bb.jpg

The Serenade
Series #702
International Art Pub. Co. New York
Copyright 1906


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S-1 “Piccaninnies at Lunch”  Savannah Georgia Photo by Wilson Illustrated Post Card Co. New York  Mailed May 14 1906 photo PiccaninniesatLunchSavannahGaMailedMay141906_zpsb8a359aa.jpg

S-1
“Piccaninnies at Lunch”
 Savannah Georgia
Photo by Wilson
Illustrated Post Card Co. New York 
Mailed May 14 1906


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No. 237  White City Art Co. Chicago  Copyright 1906 photo 237WhiteCityArtCoChicagoCopyr1906-1_zps8fead9a6.jpg

No. 237 
White City Art Co. Chicago 
Copyright 1906


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No. 71B A Small Black After Lunch  Mailed December 12, 1906 photo ASmallBlackAfterLunchMailedDec121906_zps505ff842.jpg

No. 71B
"A Small Black After Lunch" 
Mailed December 12, 1906


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Deed, I Dun, Eat No Chickun
Darktown Series 76 No. 1890
 By Yellow Kid and Buster Brown Creator R.F. Outcault
American Post Card
Copyright Ullman MFG Co. New York
1906


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I’se Holdin’ My Own “Crest” Minstrel Postals Sample Set of Twelve for 3 Two Cent Stamps Copyright 1906 Crest Trading Co. 144 W. 37th St., New York Mailed December 29, 1906 photo CrestMinstrelPostalsCoyrightCrestTradingCoMailed122906_zpsfa4f2be7.jpg

"I’se Holdin’ My Own"
“Crest” Minstrel Postals
Sample Set of Twelve for 3 Two Cent Stamps
Copyright 1906 Crest Trading Co.
144 W. 37th St., New York
Mailed December 29, 1906


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No. 347 “A Bird In De Han’ Am Worth Two In The Coop” Mailed January 26, 1907 photo 347ABirdInDeHan_zps695e36f1.jpg

No. 347
“A Bird In De Han’ Am Worth Two In The Coop”
Mailed January 26, 1907


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A Regular Cut Up. Mailed February 21, 1907 Pattersonville, Ohio photo ARegularCutUp_zps76cb2f2e.jpg

"A Regular Cut Up."
Mailed February 21, 1907
Pattersonville, Ohio


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No. 280
Were Out On Bail
Coyright 1907 J. Tully


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No. 12 New Minstrel And Black Face Joke Book Copyright 1907 L. & M. Ottenheimer Publishers Baltimore Maryland photo NewMinstrelAndBlackFaceJokeBookCircaearly1900s_zpsa9000777.jpg

No. 12
New Minstrel And Black Face Joke Book
Copyright 1907
L. & M. Ottenheimer Publishers
Baltimore Maryland


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Uncle Remus Brings Greetings  from “De Lan’ ob Cott’n” Copyright 1906 by Cole Book. Co. Atlanta, GA. Mailed Atlanta, GA. May 2, 1907 photo UncleRemusBringsGreetings_zpsd555fbac.jpg

Uncle Remus Brings Greetings 
from “De Lan’ ob Cott’n
Copyright 1906 by Cole Book. Co. Atlanta, GA.
Mailed Atlanta, GA. May 2, 1907


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402D “Thou Art So Near And Yet So Far” Mailed July 2, 1907 photo 402DThouArtSoNear_zpsb9c0f5fb.jpg

402D
Thou Art So Near And Yet So Far
Mailed July 2, 1907


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No. 803
"I Know It’s Rather Sudden"
Mailed August 8, 1907


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his Question ‘Bout The Nigger Race— Published Dixie W. Leach Copyright 1907, J. Royster photo TheQuestionBout_zpsa66fe3dc.jpg

"This Question ‘Bout The Nigger Race..."
Published Dixie W. Leach
Copyright 1907, J. Royster


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Christmas
Copyright 1907 by U Co. 
New York


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A Little Alabama Coon From Dixie Land Published by Cole Book Co. Atlanta, GA. Mailed September 19, 1907 photo ALittleAlabamaCoon_zps659f32f5.jpg

"A Little Alabama Coon From Dixie Land"
Published by Cole Book Co. Atlanta, GA.
Copyright 1904
Mailed September 19, 1907


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No. 1098 Dixie Land Series  Copyright 1901 by S. L. Howe Raphael Tuck & Sons photo Copyright1901bySLHoweRaphaelTuckandSonsPostCardSeries1098DixieLand_zpsfd3486d1.jpg

No. 1098
"Dixie Land" Series”
S. L. Howe Raphael Tuck & Sons
Copyright 1901
Mailed December 11, 1907


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Kotton, Koons, and Kisses  W.G. Mac Farlane  Toronto Buffalo Munich  Copyright I 00329  Made In Germany  Mailed Feb 10 1908  Elizabeth City North Carolina photo KottonKoonsandKissesWGMacFarlaneTorontoBuffaloMunichCopyrightI00329MadeInGermanyMailedFeb101908ElizabethCityNC_zps1ea096d6.jpg

"Kotton, Koons, and Kisses" 
W.G. Mac Farlane
 Toronto Buffalo Munich 
Copyright I 00329 
Made In Germany 
Mailed Feb 10 1908 
Elizabeth City, North Carolina


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No. 6076  Bliss  Copyright 1904 Detroit Photographic Co. Mailed February 13, 1908 photo 6076BlissCopyright1904DetroitPhotographicCo-MailedFeb131908_zpsa944eadc.jpg

No. 6076 
"Bliss" 
Copyright 1904 Detroit Photographic Co.
Mailed February 13, 1908


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No. 239  Is This the Kind of Beau You Have  White City Card Company  1908 photo IsThistheKindofBeauYouHaveWhiteCityCardCompany1908_zps73311e3d.jpg

No. 239 
"Is This the Kind of Beau You Have?"
White City Card Company 
1908


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"Four of a Kind"
Card No. 78.-2 Company 
Mailed April 20, 1908
Poplarhill, KY.


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Come Kiss Yo’ Honey Copyright 1907 C. Eckstone Mailed August 10 , 1908 photo ComeKissyoHoney_zps035059da.jpg

"Come Kiss Yo’ Honey"
Copyright 1907 C. Eckstone
Mailed August 10 , 1908


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 photo AmExpectingToHaveMyHandsFullSoonMailedSept21908_zps607ab372.jpg

"Am Expecting To Have My Hands Full Soon"
Copyright  1905 by J. S. Ogilvie Pub. Co.
Mailed September 2, 1908


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I’ll Dance My Way Back To Dixieland by Clarke and Baskette McCarthy & Fisher Inc., New York, NY 1909 photo IllDanceMyWayBackToDixieland1909_zpsc6168263.jpg

"I’ll Dance My Way Back To Dixieland"
by Clarke and Baskette
McCarthy & Fisher Inc., New York, NY
1909


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No. 12 I Got My Eye On You  Copyright Souvenir Post Card Co. New York Mailed April 29, 1909 photo 12CopyrightSouvenirPostCardCoNY-MailedApril291909_zps82d5db76.jpg

No. 12
"I Got My Eye On You"
Copyright Souvenir Post Card Co. New York
Mailed April 29, 1909


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"Disturbing The Piece"
Copyright 1909 by J. R. M.
Chicago USA 


Thanksgiving “Lost By A Tail” Mailed November 21, 1909 photo ThanksgivingLostbyATail_zps831a1f2d.jpg

Thanksgiving
“Lost By A Tail”
Mailed November 21, 1909


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Postkarte No. 415
Mailed December 16, 1909


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