Christmas in Los Angeles, 1913

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Dec. 13, 1913: Santa Claus visits the 400 students at Castelar Street School and “spoke six languages,” according to The Times.

Several little girls who had never possessed dollies before in their short lives were the recipients of lovely ones, the gift of kindly contributors. Mothers of the little Mexican and Italian children flocked to the school with babies in their arms to see their little ones made happy, and the family canines brought up the rear, to slumber outside the doors and wag their tails for a handout when the youngsters came out chewing their candy.

 

Dec. 25, 1913, Christmas

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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