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Now this is a cheerful, happy Santa!
Globe readers played Santa in 1939.
Santa was going to visit by airplane in 1939.
I think my exact words when I saw this 1939 ad the first time were: “GAH! Holy buckets, it’s Evil Santa!” The wearing away of the ink on the page has made this Santa creepier, but even the original Santa … Continue reading
I had no idea Santa even had an igloo.
The streets were jammed for the Santa Claus parade in 1939.
In case you had forgotten: “Dope” used to mean “information.” Word meanings shift over time, but robotic Santas are still creepy.
It’s difficult not to see something a little… creepy, about Santa ogling some silk stal… er, stockings in this 1939 Silverberg’s ad.
Worthington was the Christmas City in 1939, for miles and miles around.
Santa was on his way to Worthington in 1939!