1939: Everything Old Is New Again

Cute little bonnets were for sale in 1939. I don’t think they were really all that new, though, given how much they resemble Civil War-era bonnets. That said, didn’t the heroine in Holiday Inn wear one of these for the rendition of White Christmas at the end of the movie?

1960: Friendly, Cute Santa

This cute, friendly Santa from 1960 made shopping look fun, on behalf of State Bank of Worthington.

1939: Make This A Jewelry Christmas

Make this a jewelry Christmas, urged Wick’s Jewelry Store in 1939.