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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Horse Christmas Tree: 1919

Horse Christmas Tree: 1919

Washington, D.C. "Horse Christmas tree, 1919." Where's Charlie Brown when you need him? National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

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Awwww!!!

In the harsh world of commerce (no less so today than back then), it is pleasant to think that occasionally the overworked dray was treated to an array of appropriate goodies. They're obviously going after the grain ration first and saving the apples and carrots for dessert.

Yummy

To the uninitiated, the tree's ornaments are foods the horses will eat.

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