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Year: 1908

Title: Announcing Leap Year

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Year: 1908

Theme: Christmas

Title: A Leap Year Greeting

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Bowery

Caption: "Leap year on de bowery"

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Leap Year on the Farm

Caption: "Leap year on the farm"

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Year: 1908

Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Leap Year in the 400

Caption: "Leap Year in the 400"

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Leap Year in the West

Caption: "Leap-year in the West"

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Theme: Kids in Series

Title: Leap Year on the 'Rialto'

Caption: "Leap Year on the 'Rialto'"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Tho Propriety

Caption: "Tho' perfect propriety insists that unmarried young men should never trust themselves to female company unchaperoned, there are ways of putting the jinx to this nuisance."

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Sweet Manhood

Caption: "The true lady is always 'there' in the protection of Sweet Manhood in distress; even tho' she gets mussed all out of shape in consequence"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Rouchneck

Caption: "Any woman who will chew tobacco in the presence of a gentleman brands herself thereby as a 'roughneck'"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Pink Tea

Caption: "No lady should ever enter the presence of any gentleman when under the influence of Lemonade, Pink Tea, or other intoxicating beverages"

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Year: 1912

Theme: Etiquette

Title: Double Standard

Caption: "Never steer an innocent young man into an art museum or burlesque show or any place where he may feel embarrassed."

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Year: 1912

Theme: Etiquette

Title: Double Standard

Caption: "It is the height of ill manners for young women to congregate on street corners to rubber and grin at the young gentlemen who are compelled to pass..."

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Year: 1907

Theme: Flowers

Title: Get a Hustle On

Caption: "Get a hustle on it's leap year"

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Year: 1908

Theme: Flowers

Title: Rose

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Year: 1908

Theme: Flowers

Title: To Pave the Way

Caption: "To pave the way is here the and Save the pay"

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Year: 1908

Theme: Flowers

Title: For Love and Unity

Caption: "For Love and unity leap year is the opportunity. Stop your -ing. Yes or No?

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Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Single Harness

Caption: "I don't like single harness prefer the other state; Think you'd like to join me And be my running mate?"

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Year: 1912

Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Glad Ven Di Is Over

Caption: "I vill be glad ven dis leap year las over, you bet"

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Year: 1912

Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Dis Iss So Suddent

Caption: "Ach! Dis iss so sudent, yet"

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Year: 1912

Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: If You Wasn't So Far Away

Caption: "If you vasn't so var avay I mite haf somting real niee to say top you yet"

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Theme: Burglar

Title: Say You'll Marry Me Or I'll Press the Button

Caption: "Say you'll marry me or I'll press the button!"

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Year: 1908

Company: Winsch

Title: I Caught Him in '08

Caption: "Oh I caught him in 1908. At first he was real vicious and homesick, but i've tamed him so now that he eats right out of my hand."

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Company: Winsch

Title: Leap Year Victim

Caption: "A Victim of Leap Year telling a bunch of survivors how it all happened"

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Year: 1908

Company: Winsch

Title: Cupid Kicked

Caption: "Curse you, Jack Dalton! This time you have foiled me! I go- but listen: in four years I shall return. then beware"

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Company: Winsch

Title: I'm Safe

Caption: "I'm safe for another four years!"

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Title: Congratulations Old Scout

Caption: "Congratulations Old Scout! I heard you escaped them too. Gee, but wasn't it a terrible year. The fairies certainly gave us a run for our money."

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Company: Winsch

Title: After Leap Year

Caption: "A bunch of survivors cheering up an unfortunate victim of Leap Year"

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Year: 1908

Company: Tower M&N

Title: Hope You Will Succeed

Caption: "Oh! Maiden fair why do you tarry, 'tis 'leap year' it's a chance to marry; Hustle around, there's one more chance, catch the man and wear the pants."

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Year: 1912

Company: Taylor Platt

Title: Burglar in Window

Caption: "Goody! A man at last!

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Year: 1912

Company: Taylor Platt

Title: Mabel Dear, Need Time

Caption: "Mabel dear, I must really have time to consider!"

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Year: 1912

Company: Taylor Platt

Title: Man Reading Question

Caption: "What will the answer be"

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Year: 1912

Company: Taylor Platt

Title: Women Correspond

Caption: "And we will live happy ever after"

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Year: 1912

Company: Taylor Platt

Title: Man in the House

Caption: "I believe there's a man in the house!"

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Year: 1912

Company: Taylor Platt

Title: Now is the Moment

Caption: "Now is the moment! How sweet he looks!"

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Year: 1912

Company: Taylor Platt

Title: With This Ring I Thee Betroth

Caption: "With this ring I thee betroth"

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Company: Minneapolis Selling Co.

Title: Man on Lap

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Company: Minneapolis Selling Co.

Title: Marriage License Clerk

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Year: 1911

Company: Gibson Art. Co.

Title: Name the Day

Caption: "This is leap year; then don't dare tell a girl she's fine or fair: Choose well the words that you shall say. Or she may answer 'Name the day!'"

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Company: Gibson Art. Co.

Title: Women Bolder

Caption: "This is leap year. In leap year the ladies are bolder than they've been for three years before. And men who are wiser and older don't follow them round as of yore. One warms but the other turns colder till the dangerous season is o'er."

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Year: 1911

Company: Gibson Art. Co.

Title: It's Our Turn to Coo

Caption: "This is leap year
It's our time now at 'billing'
It's our turn now to 'coo'.
We'll give the men the heartache,
And cure them of it, too.
Dear Leap Year, Happy Season, That brings the girls their due!"

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Year: 1908

Company: Gibson Art. Co.

Title: Leap Year Card

Caption: "Please allow me to remind you of the fact that this is Leap Year 1908 From the one who loves you"

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Year: 1908

Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Honey Boy Will You Be Mine

Caption: "Honey Boy Will You Be Mine?"

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Year: 1908

Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Say You'll Marry Me

Caption: "Say you'll marry me or i'll press the button!"

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Year: 1908

Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Be My Chauffeur on the Auto of Life

Caption: "Be My Chauffeur on the Auto of Life"

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Man as Taken

Caption: "It's no use girls"

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: I'm Yours

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: For Love and Money for Men

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Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Object of Dispute

Caption: "He's mine, I saw him first"
"He's mine, He loves me best"
"An Object of Dispute"

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Year: 1908

Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Make a Try for the Man-in-the-Moon

Caption: "Make a try for the Man-in-the-Moon"

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Year: 1908

Company: D.P. Crane

Title: Don't Be Afraid

Caption: "Don't be Afraid"

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Year: 1908

Company: C.J. Rose

Title: Girl with Gun

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Year: 1908

Company: A.Q. Southwick

Theme: No Wedding Bells for Me!

Title: No Wedding Bells for Me!

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Year: 1908

Company: A.Q. Southwick

Theme: No Wedding Bells for Me!

Title: No Wedding Bells for Me!

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Year: 1908

Company: A.Q. Southwick

Theme: No Wedding Bells for Me!

Title: No Wedding Bells for Me!

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Year: 1908

Company: A.Q. Southwick

Theme: No Wedding Bells for Me!

Title: No Wedding Bells for Me!

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Year: 1908

Company: A.Q. Southwick

Theme: No Wedding Bells for Me!

Title: No Wedding Bells for Me!

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Year: 1908

Title: Look Out Boys for Leap Year 1908!

Caption: Mabel with her bug catcher!

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Year: 1908

Title: Good Wishes for the New Year

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year 1908

Caption: I've Heard Two People Can Live on $75 a Month.
Can You Furnish the 75?

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year 1908

Caption: Oh, Maiden Fair,
Why do you tarry?
'Tis "Leap Year,"
You've a chance to marry.
Hustle around,
There's one more chance;
Catch a man
And wear the pants.

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Year: 1908

Title: Evolution of a Leap Year Bell

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Year: 1908

Title: Hearts are Trumps

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Year: 1908

Title: I am your only beau

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Year: 1908

Title: Ladies! Lest You Forget!

Caption: "It's Up to You!"
It's Leap Year, 1908
How True!
Since time immemorial
in matters matrimonial;
The "unwritten law" and task -Has been - that the man
The maid should "ASK."
But Now: "It's Leap Year," 1908
Oh Ladies! If for a man you yearn,
Do Not Hesitate!
It's your turn
We are ready drive up the gate,
And draw us to your bosom.
Remember: "It's Leap Year," 1908
Men may act coy, and let ladies choose 'em,
Clasp our waist and kiss us too -
Hasten and help to join us as "ONE"
Instead of remaining a cold and distant two.

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year 1908

Caption: Cheer up my boy, don't fear
Leap Year once more is here.
And some nice girlie,
No one knows,
May fall in love,
To you propose;
Then you can always
Buy her clothes.

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year Proposal

Caption: To have my heart
Now claim my hand

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Year: 1908

Title: Seal Our Fate

Caption: Here's to Leap Year Nineteen Eight
The time is here
Let's seal our fate
Leap Year comes but once in four
Cheer up dear
There's one chance more.

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Year: 1908

Title: A Leap Year Vision

Caption: O Maiden fair, O Maiden fair
Why stand you gazing in the air?
"A man, a Man, a Man I've spied!
And 'tis Leap Year" the Maiden cried.

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year 1908

Caption: Cheer up old man
Be game
Tis leap year and perhaps some dame might pop and make you change her name.
Oh! Maiden fair Why do you tarry?
Tis leap year. It's a chance to marry;
hustle around
there's one more chance,
catch a man and wear the pants.

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Year: 1908

Title: What's the matter with the girls anyway?

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year Recipes - Kiss Cake

Caption: Take one armful of pretty girl, 1 lovely face, 2 laughing brown or blue eyes, 2 rosy cheeks, and 2 lips like strawberries. Mix well and press to lips. The results will be astonishing.
For frosting, take one piece of dark piazza, and a little moonlight, and press into 1 large or small hand so as not to attract attention, two ounces of romance, and 1 or two whiskers. Dissolve one-half dozen glances into a quantity of hesitation and 2 ounces of yielding. Place kiss on blushing lips or cheeks. Flavor with a light scream and set outside to cool.

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Year: 1908

Title: He's here to stay

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Year: 1908

Title: I have waited four years for this chance

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Year: 1908

Title: In Leap Year

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year 1908

Caption: Of the many joys we often hold dear
None can compare to that of Leap Year

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Year: 1908

Title: The Leap Year Girl

Caption: There she is of 08
The Fluffy-Dashing-Dame
Who would not hesitate to ask you
To change her name

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Year: 1908

Title: Leap Year 1908

Caption: Will you be my sweetheart for the years to come?

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Year: 1912

Title: In Leap Year Everything Goes

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Year: 1912

Title: Leggo! I Saw Him First

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Year: 1912

Title: To My Valentine

Caption: Your figure dearest valentine
I know is very large and fine
But I hear a lot of time you pass
Admiring it in your looking glass

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Year: 1912

Title: Leap Year 1912

Caption: My answer to you:
Let that pleasant dream now come true

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Year: 1912

Company: Nash

Theme: Now or Never

Title: Lay for him

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Year: 1912

Company: Nash

Theme: Now or Never

Title: Ring up the man you want

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Year: 1912

Company: Nash

Theme: Now or Never

Title: Don't give up the ship

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Year: 1912

Company: Nash

Theme: Now or Never

Title: Caught on the run

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Year: 1912

Company: Nash

Theme: Now or Never

Title: On the Trail

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Year: 1912

Company: Nash

Theme: Now or Never

Title: Capture Him in his lair

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Year: 1908

Company: Nash

Title: The end of the chase

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Year: 1908

Company: Nash

Title: Dec. 30, 1907

Caption: Maidens are eagerly awaiting
Their traps enticingly baiting
for the year Nineteen naught eight
By the old laws of leap year
They can propose without fear
And pick their own choice for a mate

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Year: 1908

Company: Nash

Title: The Man Hunt in 1908

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Year: 1908

Company: Nash

Title: How to catch them - in 1908

Caption: Build a large mouse trap. Disguise the front entrance as a palatial mansion. Take an empty flour sack, fill it with rubbish, and print a dollar sign on it. Scatter a few loose coins about the entrance for effect and await results.

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Year: 1908

Company: Nash

Title: Leap Year in the West

Caption: The western method, while rough and uncouth, still bring practical results in 1908.

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Year: 1908

Company: Nash

Title: Leap Year 1908

Caption: You're not safe in 1908 - unless you have your (MARRIAGE) LICENSE.

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Year: 1908

Company: Nash

Title: Leap Year 1908

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Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: I Haf Vaited a Long Vhile For Dis Leap Year To Come

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Year: 1912

Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Leap 1912 Year

Caption: Captured, Py Gollies

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Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Leap Year Is No Time to Have a Girl in Every Port

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Year: 1912

Theme: Dutch Cards

Title: Leap Year

Caption: I don't like single harness,
Prefer the other state;
Think you'd like to join me
And be my running mate?

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: It's only that it's Leap Year

Caption: And Ah's jumpin' at the chance
to get yo' while yo's helpless ...
and tell yo' out and out

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: It's Leap Year, Valentine

Caption: Ah's feelin' kinda JUMPY
But it ain't St. Vitus dance ...

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: Leap-Year in Coontown

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Theme: African American Leap Year

Title: I'm so glad this is Leap Year

Caption: I'm looking for a hubby
Won't you be mine

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