Birthday card, "Birthday Congratulations for You in the Service"

birthday card

EPHEMERA
paper
overall: 5-1/2 x 4-1/2 in. (folded)

Birthday card; "Birthday Congratulations for You in the Service" birthday card; three layer card with plane flying over clouds with pink sky and white stars on top, battleship underway in middle, tents in wooded area on bottom; printed on top "Birthday Congratulations/ for You/ in the SERVICE"; printed on bottom "ON LAND"; printed on middle "AT SEA"; printed inside "OR IN/ THE AIR-/ May your Birthday be free/ From worry or care-/ May the best of good luck/ Follow hot on your trail,/ For with you to defend her/ Our country can't fail!"; printed on back "PB 5212/ MADE IN U. S. A." Thought to be of World War II vintage. Envelope is in correspondence file. Illustration same as Christmas card 2005.7.22.


2002.58.17

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