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1. A Million Greetings a Day A Million Greetings a Day August//1949 Biographical article about Joyce Hall, "America's most prolific publisher of greeting cards," with the history of Hallmark Cards and an illustration of one of his customers.

2. AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid 1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989] The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...

3. Along the Highways and Biways of Finance Along the Highways and Biways of Finance August/13/1950 Photo and biographical article about Joyce Hall, president of Hallmark, with his friend, Winston Churchill, "former prime minister of Great Britain," describing the company's plans to print Churchill's...

4. Biography of Edna Marie Dunn (1893-1983), Fashion Illustrator and Designer Biography of Edna Marie Dunn (1893-1983), Fashion Illustrator and Designer 2003

5. Biography of Joyce C. Hall (1891-1982), Founder of Hallmark Cards Biography of Joyce C. Hall (1891-1982), Founder of Hallmark Cards 2003

6. Black Listed Black Listed August 19-25, 2004 Article describing writer Derrick Barnes' experience as an African-American at Hallmark Cards. Barnes worked on Hallmark's "Mahogany" line, which the company unveiled in 1987 to market to African-American...

7. Christmas Christmas Christmas postcard

8. Christmastime in Kansas City: The Story of the Season Christmastime in Kansas City: The Story of the Season 2001 Samples of Hallmark greeting cards from the 1950s to the 1980s plus some card covers designed by celebrities is featured.

9. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Joyce Hall, or J. C. Hall, president of Hall Brothers, Incorporated, at 25th and Grand Avenues, born in Nebraska in 1891 and establishing his firm in 1909, with his brother, Rollie...

10. Founder of Hallmark Is Dead at 91: Joyce C. Hall Built His Empire in Greeting Cards Founder of Hallmark Is Dead at 91: Joyce C. Hall Built His Empire in Greeting Cards October/29/1982 Photos and obituary article about Joyce Hall (1891-1982), founder and chairman of the board of Hallmark Cards in Kansas City in 1909, born on August 29, 1891, in David City, Nebraska, and dying on October...

11. H. Roe Bartle and Joyce Hall H. Roe Bartle and Joyce Hall circa 1950s Kansas City mayor H. Roe Bartle stands with Joyce Hall, founder of Hallmark Cards. Location not given.

12. Hallmark to Close Factory Hallmark to Close Factory October 3, 2012 Hallmark Cards will close its greeting card and envelope manufacturing plant in Topeka by the end of 2013. The company is taking steps to streamline its business and compete in the growing digital market....

13. Hallmark's Century Hallmark's Century January 10, 2010 Greeting-card pioneer Hallmark Cards, Inc., is celebrating 100 years of operation in Kansas City. The article describes the history of Hallmark, founded by Joyce Hall in 1910, its operations, and how the...

14. Hallmark's Rhona Fills Jewish Humor Card Void Hallmark's Rhona Fills Jewish Humor Card Void Fall 2011 Feature article about Anita Coleman, illustrator of the Rhona character for Hallmark's Tree of Life division. This Jewish humor line first appeared in 2009 for Rosh Hashanah. A native of Montreal, Quebec,...

15. Joyce C. Hall Joyce C. Hall Information about Joyce Hall (1891-1991), founder and chairman of Hallmark Cards, Incorporated, a native of Nebraska starting out with bookstores and postcards before coming to Kansas City in 1909 and...

16. Joyce Hall Is Thinking of You Joyce Hall Is Thinking of You December//1958 Article about Joyce Hall and his Hallmark Cards greeting card company in Kansas City, with numerous photos and descriptions about his management of operations and artistic designs behind the company's...

17. Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid 1867-ca1990 This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...

18. No Stamp? No Problem, Hallmark Says No Stamp? No Problem, Hallmark Says February 18, 2011 A few paragraphs with color picture of a sample of Hallmark Cards new greeting card line called Postage Paid Greetings. "The value of the postage, like the 'forever' stamp, is equal to the price of a first-class...

19. Petticoat Lane, West from Grand Petticoat Lane, West from Grand Postcard of Petticoat Lane, West from Grand

20. Platinum Plant Platinum Plant February 2011 The Kansas-City based greeting card business, Posty Cards, "is trying to build the first manufacturing center to ever achieve platinum-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification...