Happy Holidays from the Parkers

Below is a selection of the Parker family’s holiday greeting cards. Al Parker’s wife Evelyn was a fellow artist he first met while studying at Washington University’s School of Fine Arts. The third card shows their daughter Susan’s name at the bottom ink red ink, suggesting that she was responsible for the illustration on that year’s card. For more information about the collection, check out the Al Parker Collection finding aid.

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About the author

Andrea Degener is the Visual Materials Processing Archivist in the department of Special Collections at Washington University Libraries.