Archives Photos of the Day: Santa

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Santa rolled into Vancouver last week and he’s no stranger to our town. While looking up a keyword for today’s Archives Photos I decided to keep it simple and see how Santa has spent his time in our town over the years.

Year: 1939
In this photo: The Case triplets visit Santa
Vancouver Archives Item#: Port P802.9
Photographer / Studio: Province Newspaper

Year: 1942
In this photo: Santa being filmed at a Christmas party
Vancouver Archives Item#: CVA 1184-1555
Photographer / Studio: Jack Lindsay Ltd. Photographers

Year: 1942
In this photo: Children receive gifts from Santa and a clown
Vancouver Archives Item#: CVA 1184-1552
Photographer / Studio: Jack Lindsay Ltd. Photographers

Year: 1943
In this photo: Hudsons Bay Company Santa Claus
Vancouver Archives Item#: CVA 586-1750
Photographer / Studio: Steffens-Colmer Studios Ltd.

Year: 1945
In this photo: Santa doing a radio broadcast on Granville
Vancouver Archives Item#: CVA 1184-2229
Photographer / Studio: Jack Lindsay Ltd. Photographers

Year: 1952
In this photo: Santa handing out gifts at the Universal Lumber and Box Co. Christmas party
VPL Accession Number: 82046A
Photographer / Studio: Cronk, Doug

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  1. ariane cWednesday, December 15th, 2010 — 10:31pm PST

    That photo of Santa with the clown is too funny! I wonder what was a scarier moment for the kids: to see Santa or the clown. Great find, Rebecca!

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