Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Lovely Couples of Davenport

Valentine’s Day is for couples, so what better way to celebrate than by sharing some of the lovely photographs of Davenport couples taken by the Hostetler Studios? Dr. William A. & Sadie Benadom, [ca. 1905]  Dr. Benadom owned and managed … Continue reading

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“Comic” Valentines

St. Valentine’s Day is a day to show your feelings of love and friendship. Children and grown-ups send nice, sweet valentines that can brighten up someone’s day. Roses are Red, Violets are Blue… But valentines were not always nice and … Continue reading

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St. Valentine’s Day and Marriage — a Shot in the Dark?

Valentine’s Day is a time of romance.  We think about flowers, candy, and cards non-stop for weeks in advance (probably thanks to the many commercials and ads we see).  The legacy of Valentine’s Day was already well-known in the United … Continue reading

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