Esther Howland (1828–1904) was an artist and businesswoman who was
responsible for popularizing Valentine's Day greeting cards in America.
Esther Allen Howland was born in 1828 at 16 Summer Street in Worcester,
Massachusetts. She was a pioneer in the American valentine manufacturing
Feb 14, 2011 ... Did you know that the American valentine was born through the creativity,
inspiration, and ingenuity of Esther Allen Howland who was born in ...
Esther Howland, daughter of a Worcester, Massachusetts, stationery store owner
is credited as one of the first “to harness Cupid for commercial purposes” and ...
Feb 9, 2016 ... This Esther Howland valentine, circa 1875, features a message inside: “You say
my heart, my too fond heart, Is cold, my dear, to you; Ah! canst ...
Mar 23, 2016 ... A post about Esther Howland the â Mother of the American Valentine.â.
Feb 4, 2014 ... Mount Holyoke alumna Esther Howland (1847) created the first American
Valentine's Day card, launching what is today a multi-billion-dollar ...
Feb 13, 2015 ... Esther Howland (1828-1904) attended Mount Holyoke at the same time as Emily
Dickinson. She was the daughter of a successful Worcester ...
The idea of mass-producing valentine cards began with a young woman named
Esther Howland (1828-1904).
Feb 14, 2011 ... That America's first widely mass-produced valentines were designed by a woman
named Esther Howland in her workshop on Summer Street?