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Saint Nicholas with Christmas Wheelbarrow

Date: 1907
Description: Holiday postcard depicting the traditional St. Nicholas figure garbed in a long purple fur-trimmed robe, red fur-trimmed hat and boots. He is pushing a whe...
Magazine or Periodical

"St. Nicholas" Magazine Christmas Cover

Date: 1883
Description: Christmas issue of "St. Nicholas" magazine, the most studied children's periodical of the 19th century, which was published by Mary Mapes Dodge. This cove...
Postcard

Tall-Tale Postcard: Santa on a Bi-Plane

Date: 1909
Description: Photomontage of Santa Claus and his reindeer riding on the top wing of a bi-plane. More sacks of toys and wrapped gifts are on the lower wing. Buildings an...
Photograph

Waiting for Santa Claus

Date: December 24 1958
Description: Child sleeping in front of the fireplace, waiting for Santa Claus to arrive.
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Family Around Christmas Tree

Date: 1850
Description: An engraving depicting a formally dressed family gathered around a Christmas tree, which is lit with candles.
Photograph

Family Around Christmas Tree

Date: 1900
Description: A formally dressed family pose around a Christmas tree, probably in their living room. A man is sitting at a piano on the left side, with his hand resting...
Photograph

Santa and His Sleigh Pulled By Turkeys

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Description: Santa Claus is sitting on his sleigh, which is being pulled by two turkeys in harness in a snow-covered field with trees and hills in the background. Santa...
Photograph

Santa Claus with a Commercial Message

Date: 1986
Description: A plastic statue of Santa Claus is standing in front of a store window display advertising a Christmas sale. The statue has a sign hung around Santa's neck...
Postcard

Santa and Girl in Sleigh

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Description: Photographic postcard of Santa and a young girl, Mary Jane Turner, in his sleigh. Her head is next to his and her arm is around his shoulders. Reindeer can...
Photograph

Merry Christmas from Dairyland Power Cooperative Genoa Station No. 3

Date: 1969
Description: Nighttime view of Dairyland Power Cooperative's Genoa Station Number 3, located near Genoa along the Mississippi River. A lit Christmas tree stands on one...

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