Luminarios are one of the loveliest of the old customs still followed today in the southwest. They are small brown paper sacks, half filled with sand and a candle placed in the sand. On Christmas Eve these are lit and it is intended that by so having the way lit, it will help in guiding the Christ child to this home.
FISHERMAN'S WHARF IN SAN FRANCISCO
A scene typical of Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Here are the luscious deep sea crabs and other shell-fish which are brought in daily from the Pacific and cooked in caldrons while you wait.
It's America's tallest indoor tree, symbol of Christmas in Cleveland for over a quarter of a century. Towering 60 feet tall, the Sterling Tree is festooned with 60 lbs. of icicles, 1,000 yards of tinsel, 1.500 ornaments. Once again, our Tree awaits you and our entire store family wishes you a happy holiday season.
Our finest collection of Personal Christmas Cards ever, is now on display! Come in NOW. Let us help you make a selection while assortments are complete. Ask to see the new "Hampton" designs. The cards illustrated have been selected from their 1957 albums. We are looking forward to seeing you.
The opening of this unique annual event, the first Saturday in December features huge fireworks displays, a big parade, river bank entertainment and fabulous Christmas lights and displays that brighten the city throuout December
It's dinner time in the Norbeck Wild Life Preserve and Minnie the Moocher, a mountain sheep, is begging her dinner from a visitor to the Black Hills. Minnie has no inhibitions and even goes so far as to poke her nose into an open car to get a handout.
A feature of the Rapid City Parks Department, Story Book Island is located in beautiful Sioux Park in the heart of the city. Sponsored by the Rapid City Rotary Club, this fantasy of color, animation, and music is the dream of every child some true.
A part of Forest Park was set aside in memory of the late President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated on November 22, 1963. The marker in the picture is one of 4 placed in the area of the Forest where special plantings are being made as a part of a "living" memorial to a beloved man.
Located on Magnetic Mountain this giant statue is seven stories high, with an arm span of 60 feet. Built by the Elna M. Smith Foundation, sculptor Emmet Sullivan, the project originated by Gerald L. L, Smith.
VERA VOO-DOO — One of the versatile Brush-Off Girls. Use as a perfect centerpiece,then just swish her sisal skirt to chase crumbs from the table...Add to the fun with POLLY PILGRIM..from the Studios of National Handcraft.
For more than a century, a statue of the good King Gambrinus — legendary monarch of brewing — reigned at the Pabst home brewery in Milwaukee. The original statue was carved of wood in 1857. In 1966 it was faithfully reproduced in aluminum.