Esther Howland (1828–1904) was an artist and businesswoman who was responsible for popularizing Valentine's Day greeting cards in America.
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 ...
Esther Howland Exhibit - prepared for The Greeting Card Association in honor of the presentation of the first "Esther Howland Award for a Greeting Card ...
Feb 14, 2012 ... Artist Esther Howland (1828–1904) was the first to publish and sell Valentine cards in the United States. Before Esther, many Valentine cards ...
Esther Allen Howland was born in 1828 at 16 Summer Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. She was a pioneer in the American valentine manufacturing industry.
Esther Howland, daughter of a Worcester, Massachusetts, stationery store owner is credited as one of the first “to harness Cupid for commercial purposes” and ...
Esther Howland's Valentine Writer. The Sentimental Valentine Writer, for Ladies and Gentlemen. Worcester: E.A. Howland, [between 1851 and 1875].
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 ...