Antique "Leap Year" Postcards

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Leap Year.... The 29th of February,comes every 4 years, and it is the day when women can propose to men.

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Leap Year-Click here for best free theme units,activities,educational sites,teaching ideas,lesson plans, fun,crafts,children(Preschool-K-first-second-third-fourth-fifth to 12th grade)teaching tips or guide for classroom teachers.

History of Leap Year: how a modification to the calendar system we use required the periodic introduction of an additional day in the calendar. Leap Day Quotes, Leap Year Babies, Happy Leap Day, Leap Year Birthday, Humble Quotes, Advice From A Caterpillar, Sorry Gifts, Funny Happy, Birthday Wishes

History of Leap Year

History of Leap Year: how a modification to the calendar system we use required the periodic introduction of an additional day in the calendar.

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Leap Year--Leap Day | FamilyTree.com

On this special day, learn a little bit about it and see if there is a connection on your family tree. Here are 6 traditions associated with Leap Year and Leap Day.

Today is February AKA Leap Day. As is the US custom, on this day women propose to men. I am widowed and expect several marriage proposals this day. Wish me luck. Suddeth has hit the Bourbon rather early today] Leap Day Quotes, Year Quotes, Leap Year Birthday, Funny Birthday, Happy Birthday, Happy Leap Day, Sadie Hawkins, Irish Traditions, Vintage Postcards

Watch out gents, it's a leap year! Rare collection of Donald McGill postcards that warned men about women proposing goes on display

The postcards, which date from the early 1900s when it was deemed improper for women to propose, all feature undesirable women desperate to snare a husband on the only day they were traditionally allowed - tomorrow!

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Leap Year - cartoon of women leaping into the water to join man already in the water

Postcard: Leap Year - cartoon of women leaping into the water to join man already in the water

Leap year also has a similar tradition of "allowing" women to propose marriage on February which has also become unofficially known as Sadie Hawkins Day. (WE had a Leap Year proposal, but it wasn't on Feb lol ღpwro Manet, Vintage Cards, Vintage Postcards, Vintage Scrapbook, Vintage Images, Leap Year Quotes, Sadie Hawkins Day, Happy Leap Day, Leap Year Birthday

'Leap Year' Marriage Proposals Bad for Women, Research Suggests

"Leap year" marriage proposals, where by custom women propose to men, have actually reduced women's power in courtships, new research says.

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'George Robey is the Principal Performer in the Leap Year Show at the London Hippodrome' Giclee Print | Art.com

About This Piece This product is reproduced from a publication advertisement or vintage print In an effort to maintain the artistic accuracy of the original image this final product has not been retouched Product Details The Print This giclée print delivers a vivid image with maximum color accuracy and exceptional resolution. The standard for museums and galleries around the world, giclée is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are “sprayed” onto high-quality paper. With the…

What’s a Leap Year without a Leap Day? Let’s celebrate this quirky quadrennial event by displaying a quarter of a hundred cool & creative Leap Day posters! Leap Year Traditions, Sadie Hawkins Day, Happy Leap Day, Thing 1, Jumping For Joy, Single Men, Vintage Cards, Vintage Stuff, Vintage Postcards

Leap Day: When women are ‘allowed’ to propose

An antiquated tradition encourages women to propose to men on Feb. 29.

An Excellent Leap Year, or Sadie Hawkins Day comic Post Card depicting the 1908 Leap Year in the West. Sadie Hawkins Day, Types Of Fiction, Victorian Halloween, Leap Day, Funny Cartoon Pictures, Weird Holidays, Halloween Pictures, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Postcards

Leap Year In The West 1908 Vintage Post Card

PC-2335. An Excellent Leap Year, or Sadie Hawkins Day comic Post Card depicting the 1908 Leap Year in the West. Card has a DB-UNU with writing on the back, and in Excellent condition. Buyer pays 1.95 S H for U.S. delivery 1st Class Mail. FOREIG...

Leap Year My Chauffeur on the Auto of Life "Leap Year Be my chauffeur on the auto of life. Crane, Leap Year postcards (above and below) from a 1908 series by illustrator Donn P. Vintage Cards, Vintage Postcards, Happy Leap Day, Irish Traditions, Marriage Proposals, Vintage Valentines, Hello Everyone, Whimsical, Antiques

Leap Year 1908—Be My Chauffeur on the Auto of Life

"Leap Year 1908. Be my chauffeur on the auto of life. D. P. Crane, '08." Leap Year postcards (above and below) from a 1908 series by illustrator Donn P. Crane .

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Leap Year Courtship - Woman Holding Fat Man on Lap

Postcard: Leap Year Courtship - Woman Holding Fat Man on Lap

In the early century, it was common knowledge that women could propose marriage to men during leap years. These postcards from that era reveal popular attitudes about women who proposed and men who were proposed to. Monmouth University, University Of Minnesota, Social Science Project, Vintage Ads, Vintage Images, Vintage Prints, Paper Dolls Book, Teaching History, Vintage Greeting Cards

Crazy Old Postcards Showing Women Proposing to Men During Leap Year

In the roundly panned 2010 romantic comedy Leap Year, Amy Adams decides to travel to Ireland to propose to her boyfriend on Feb. 29, since—according to ...

Watch out gents, it's a leap year! Rare collection of Donald McGill postcards that warned men about women proposing goes on display Leap Day, Blue Moon, Proposal, Postcards, Comedy, To Go, Romance, Wisdom, Display

Watch out gents, it's a leap year! Rare collection of Donald McGill postcards that warned men about women proposing goes on display

The postcards, which date from the early 1900s when it was deemed improper for women to propose, all feature undesirable women desperate to snare a husband on the only day they were traditionally allowed - tomorrow!

1908 Girl in Hat August Leap Year Postcard (Glamour/Ladies) at Mooncat Antiques Christmas Comics, Kids Christmas, Monmouth University, Weird Holidays, Cross Stitch Heart, First Day Covers, Girl With Hat, Vintage Pictures, Cross Stitch Patterns

1908 Girl in Hat August Leap Year Postcard (Glamour/Ladies) at Mooncat Antiques

1908 Girl in Hat August Leap Year PostcardHas a rub on side from a scrapbook (see pic) - unused, small wear on edges and cornersH August signed