Fourth of July

Vintage postcard July 4 1776

Vintage postcards for the 4th of July

Here's a selection of vintage postcards to celebrate Independence Day -- aka the 4th of July -- all dating back to the first two decades of the 20th century!

Toys for a safe and sane fourth of July (1912)

Now that firecrackers, caps and gunpowder are no longer in fashion for fourth of July celebrations it is rather difficult sometimes to think of ways in which we will be allowed to do honor to the greatest of our legal holidays.

Evolution of the American flag

Below are four different designs from the history of the United States. There have been 27 different flag designs since 1776 -- all slight variants on the stars and stripes theme, retooled to reflect the curren... Click to read more...

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