Santa Claus and his reindeer, Portland, 1926

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Santa Claus and his reindeer, Portland, 1926

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The caption for this photo in the Saturday, December 11, 1926 Portland Evening Express read, "The Evening Express Santa Claus with his reindeer team will come to town Monday. A staff photographer today met the jovial saint some distance to the North and snapped his picture for the hundreds of Portland children who will soon see him."

Santa and his four reindeer drove up and down Congress Street in daytime hours once a day for a week to meet children and hear their Christmas wishes.

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About This Item

  • Title: Santa Claus and his reindeer, Portland, 1926
  • Creation Date: 1926
  • Subject Date: 1926
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 14208
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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