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Merry Christmas: 1913
        The colorized Christmas tree is back, 106 years after its debut in Madison Square. Happy holidays from Shorpy! New York, December 1913. "Christmas tree, Madison Square." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Bain News ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/25/2019 - 1:04am -

Merry Christmas: 1913

Office Xmas Party: 1925
... a hallowed holiday tradition here at Shorpy: The Office Christmas Party! Which has been going on for 94 years now. Will Clarence in ... desk jobs in the boring adult world. Just WAIT until the Christmas party, though! The oil can Of course the bear and the cabin ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/20/2019 - 7:34am -

Office Xmas Party: 1925

Merry Christmas!
New York, December 1913. "Christmas tree, Madison Square." 8x10 glass negative, G.G. Bain Collection. ... Ahhhhhh!!!!!! Ahhhhhhhh!!! Ohhhhhhhh!!! Merry Christmas! Thank you Dave! Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas Beautiful! Merry Christmas. Shorpy ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/04/2012 - 4:04pm -

Merry Christmas!

Bambi and the Cadillac: 1961
... could they? Was that Rudolph? And did they eat him for Christmas dinner (as this was December)? Oh Dear Maybe they hit the deer ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/06/2012 - 4:00pm -

Bambi and the Cadillac: 1961

Our Lady of Lourdes School
... did have a annual spring play using the stage and we had a Christmas concert. There was a way into the church from the back of the school. ... are my most vivid memories of the school. The spring and Christmas plays that were held each year. Recess outside during lunchtime. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/14/2017 - 11:50am -

Our Lady of Lourdes School

Ford Rotunda: 1953
... photographic archive. View full size. Ford Rotunda Christmas Show The Rotunda was the home of a spectacular Christmas show that featured many beautiful holiday exhibits along with ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/03/2020 - 4:25pm -

Ford Rotunda: 1953

Little Italy: 1900
... have a cellphone. Thanks for this fascinating picture. Christmas Pilgrimage My wife's family is originally from New York and part of the holiday ritual is a trip to Mulberry Street each Christmas Eve to procure the goodies for a proper Holiday meal. Alleva Dairy, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/09/2020 - 6:49pm -

Little Italy: 1900

Merry Christmas From 1954
We're all dolled up for Christmas Day and a visit by my godmother and her family. She's in front ... all shades of purple. From all of us to all of you: Merry Christmas! Wonderful news Mal! Merry Christmas Shorpy Friends Made it home for Christmas Eve, surgery went well. ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 09/29/2011 - 6:18pm -

Merry Christmas From 1954

Christmas in Miami: 1954
... worth reheating over the Shorpy Duraflame. "Christmas 1954." My grandmother Sarah Hall (1904-2000) in her living room in ... also made the curtains. She was, needless to say, big on Christmas. 35mm Kodachrome. View full size. A lovely lady and a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/29/2020 - 9:27pm -

Christmas in Miami: 1954

Christmas Story: 1919
December 1919. "Baker Christmas tree." Secretary of War Newton Baker, wife Elizabeth and children ... that today. Contest Entry? A neighborhood Clumsy Christmas Tree Contest is the only reasonable explanation for this grotesque ... like little Jack got the 1919 equivalent of an iPod for Christmas. Charlie Brown called and he wants his tree back. I don't mean ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 4:34pm -

Christmas Story: 1919

Southside Easter: 1941
... so I left it there. My husband bought it for me for Christmas that same year. I fell in love with "my boys" (as I call them) as ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/12/2020 - 12:06pm -

Southside Easter: 1941

Bus Start: 1936
... the DC Greyhound terminal photographed by John Vachon on Christmas Eve 1941, with examples on Shorpy. The earlier terminal was two ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/30/2020 - 4:56pm -

Bus Start: 1936

Filling Station: 1924
... round and had once been made of rubber." -- Ralphie, "A Christmas Story" The good old days? I seem to remember those devices in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/02/2020 - 10:56am -

Filling Station: 1924

Three's Company: 1940
... Observations Did the guys go all out with the Christmas decorations this year? Is that a campaign button on the man on the ... that we would eat only on holidays. (The Gallery, Christmas, John Vachon) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/08/2020 - 8:09pm -

Three's Company: 1940

Christmas Story: 1953
Christmas 1953. Oak Park, Illinois. My cousin Tom experiencing the thrill of ... family shot. WOW! what great memories. Thank you and Merry Christmas to you and your family. Tinsel Hazards Here's a question for ... enough (1957)for me to buy the thing I'd always wanted for Christmas but, because I was a girl, never got. Unfortunately, he was still at ... 
 
Posted by der_bingle - 12/09/2008 - 6:58pm -

Christmas Story: 1953

Christmas P.J.'s: 1951
"Christmas P.J.'s -- Dec. 25 1951." Grace and Sally clash in the latest episode ... London Past & Present Thank you for the Beautiful Christmas Focus! I thought Shorpy might appreciate seeing this: "Christmas in London past and present: In pictures." Happy Holidays to You ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/25/2019 - 4:03pm -

Christmas P.J.'s: 1951

Southdale Center: 1956
... Cafe, and oh so many shops! I shopped there for all my Christmas gifts, and worked there in my teen years. We didn't hang out there ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/09/2019 - 3:36pm -

Southdale Center: 1956

The Last Yule Log: 1984
December 24, 1984. My father's last Christmas Eve, twenty-five years ago this week. View full size. Love ... it means a lot to me and it's not my father. Merry Christmas! Great one What a touching picture, tterrace. Is that house ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 12/11/2016 - 2:15pm -

The Last Yule Log: 1984

Christmas Special: 1962
... 1962 and family and friends have gathered for a near-Christmas dinner. I've just gotten my first 35mm camera, a Kodak Retinette, and ... still in his supermarket work garb, so it's obviously not Christmas day. Next to me in front are Aunt Grace and Uncle Jack, my mother's ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 12/24/2015 - 3:54pm -

Christmas Special: 1962

Karl the Karrot: 1955
... that Karl used. By the way does anybody remember during Christmas time when Happy Holly of the Whitehouse department store called ... he had some major kid appeal. The 50's Bay Area Christmas While reminiscing about Fireman Frank and Captain Fortune, each ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 09/22/2011 - 4:52pm -

Karl the Karrot: 1955

Watch Your Step: 1928
... I am pretty sure some of these people were at the Office Christmas Party. Sister Cars Our Mount Vernon car in the photo and the ... And yes, I also thought they remind of the iconic 1925 Christmas photo! (The Gallery, D.C., Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/12/2020 - 9:50pm -

Watch Your Step: 1928

Hi-Fi Boombox: 1954
... Mrs. Audiophile has just been surprised with this exciting Christmas present from Hubby and he refuses to hook it up until he gets outside ... on her face is actually a grimace of pain from cooking Christmas Dinner in those high-heeled pumps. Missing She may be wearing ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/20/2019 - 2:09pm -

Hi-Fi Boombox: 1954

Eggstravaganza: 1972
... holiday mashup, an homage to one of our favorite vintage Christmas tree ornaments. The brown ones were made via the traditional onion ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 04/12/2020 - 1:07pm -

Eggstravaganza: 1972

Christmas Card: 1950
My father prided himself on the family Christmas card ... set, costumes and lighting all with dubious artistic merit. ... 
 
Posted by Ray B - 03/16/2020 - 4:04pm -

Christmas Card: 1950

From All of Us: 1921
Washington, D.C. "Dickey Christmas tree, 1921." Our annual holiday card featuring the family of lawyer ... trees Wow. It never ceases to amaze me how different Christmas trees looked back in the day. I don't mean the decorations, I mean ... that have been posted here that I'm curious. Conical Christmas This photo makes me wonder - When did the current "pointy ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/29/2014 - 1:44pm -

From All of Us: 1921

Merry Christmas From the Family
"Dickey Christmas tree, 1922." Our fourth holiday visit with the family of Washington lawyer Raymond Dickey, who has a decade's worth of Christmas portraits in the archives of the National Photo Co. Some of which ... imagine, so these fellas had to let things slide. Merry Christmas to ALL!!! (but when More (allegedly) wrote "A Visit From St. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/29/2014 - 1:40pm -

Merry Christmas From the Family

Christmas With Wilbur and Orville: 1900
December 1900. Christmas tree in the home of Wilbur and Orville Wright at 7 Hawthorn Street in ... There's a lot of detail here for fans of old-school Christmas decoration. Zoom the gifts. Update: Niece Bertha is shown ... dish set in a different room or house. Candles on a Christmas tree... ... has got to be the most optimistic decoration ever. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/16/2008 - 5:15pm -

Christmas With Wilbur and Orville: 1900

Etowah County Courthouse: 1940
... and the impact of its removal on the neighborhood. Christmas shoppers? At bottom center, we can see a couple with their Gadsden ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/22/2020 - 5:40pm -

Etowah County Courthouse: 1940

Night Coach: 1941
... 24, 1941. Washington, D.C. "Greyhound bus terminal on Christmas eve. Little girl waiting." Medium format acetate negative by John ... is she waiting for? How did life turn out for her? It's Christmas Eve, 1941. World War II is on, America is in. Where is she going? ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/24/2020 - 11:24am -

Night Coach: 1941

A Poor Diet: 1936
December 1936: "Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted ... by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. Christmas Dinner Makes me want to cry. - Calli. Christmas Dinner It's sad I bet that pie tasted sweet I bet that pie ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2011 - 9:43pm -

A Poor Diet: 1936
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