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1911 greeting card: "Sir Goblin goes forth on his flying machine..." Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Freer | Sackler E-Cards
In this #Hokusai print, the woman's head with a neck of dishes represents the #ghost of #Okiku, whose master threw her into a well because she had broken his favorite dish. At night, the sound of smashing porcelain and a voice counting "one, two, three…" emanated from the well. Share this #eerie tale with a free #Halloween e-card: asia.si.edu/e-cards
“The Jack O'Lantern Girl”
This sheet music for the song "The Jack O'Lantern Girl" was written by Glen MacDonough and composed by Victor Herbert. The music was published by Witmark and Sons of New York, New York, in 1904, and appeared as a supplement to the New York Herald on March 12, 1905.
From homemade Halloween treats to colorfully packaged candies
1944 Halloween party at Frederick Douglass Community Center in Washington, D.C. Henry Bazemore Collection of Frederick Douglass Dwellings Photographs, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Henry Bazemore.