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Hall, Joyce C
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A Million Greetings a Day
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.
Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid
Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....
Along the Highways and Biways of Finance
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...
Biography of Edna Marie Dunn (1893-1983), Fashion Illustrator and Designer
Biography of Joyce C. Hall (1891-1982), Founder of Hallmark Cards
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...
Christmastime in Kansas City: The Story of the Season
Samples of Hallmark greeting cards from the 1950s to the 1980s plus some card covers designed by celebrities is featured.
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
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...
Founder of Hallmark Is Dead at 91: Joyce C. Hall Built His Empire in Greeting Cards
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...
H. Roe Bartle and Joyce Hall
Kansas City mayor H. Roe Bartle stands with Joyce Hall, founder of Hallmark Cards. Location not given.
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....
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...
Hallmark's Rhona Fills Jewish Humor Card Void
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,...
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...
Joyce Hall Is Thinking of You
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...
Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid
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...
Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid
Marie Buford was born on May 17, 1922 to John W. and Verna L. Buford. At the age of seventeen, Marie Buford was admitted as a patient at the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital from about 1939-1941. Originally...
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...
Petticoat Lane, West from Grand
Postcard of Petticoat Lane, West from Grand
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