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I Am Sam Kahn, Who the Devil Are You? | by Alan Mays
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I Am Sam Kahn, Who the Devil Are You?

"I am Sam Kahn. Who the devil are you?"

 

I have found cards like this one for Sam Kahn and another for Anna "Butch" Engle among collections of graduation name cards that date as late as the1940s. I don't have any definitive proof, but I suspect that high school or college students were able to order amusing cards like these from Jostens or some similar company at the same time they ordered their formal graduation announcements and name cards.

 

These "who the devil are you" cards are, of course, just updated versions of earlier nineteenth-century Devil Cards and Comic Imp Cards.

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Taken on June 15, 2011