Unused Vintage Doehla Cards Get Well from the 30's to 50's

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Vintage Doehla Fine Art Cards from the 30s to 50s. All lettering is scripted. The front is a puppy foldout carrying note "Too Bad You're Sick" and front of card "Could Send a little Greeting". Inside card has" Could finish up with wishes that say please stay well,too! And you can just be certain these wishes really do!" A nice card for scrapbooking or framing.

4" by 3 3/8"
The card has some spots inside foldout of card. Has not been used. No envelope. Really good considering age.

Harry Doehla Born in the 1900s
In spite of becoming crippled from rheumatic illness and wheelchair bound by age 18, he built a greeting card empire
as means to support both himself and his parents and ended up a millionaire by age 32.

1921~ after trying a variety of avenues to make a living,
including painting Christmas cards~
a task made very laborious by his crippled hands~
Harry decided to make a living through greeting cards again, this time though,selling cards, not painting them.
Harry's parents mortgaged their home to pay for
the consignment of 12,000 boxes of greeting cards
for direct sale through mail order to representatives
and religious and fraternal organizations for fund raising.
Success~credited to Harry's tenacity~
he and the Doehla family managed to sell them ALL!
He sold mostly Christmas cards until 1930s where he began to sell everyday cards like you see here.

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