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Monday, December 20, 2010
One hundred and three years ago today! A Child's Magical Christmas. One of the oldest images in Pop's Christmas Collection - we like this one because there are actually CANDLES on the tree! As always, the toys are really interesting. We will be sharing more special...
Sunday, December 19, 2010
From Pop's Christmas Collection - there is so much to see in this image - every child has a unique look on his or her face. The tree almost looks like it should belong to Charlie Brown - note the number of stars on the American Flag! This was a "Day Nursery" or Nursery...
Saturday, December 18, 2010
A couple of weeks ago, we saw Christmas Tree Lane with only BABY TREES. Here is the Lane in 1953 - for those of you that missed the story, here it is again..."A new development was opened in north of Fresno, called Fig Garden. Developers J.C. Forkner and Wylie Giffen hired...
Friday, December 17, 2010
The glorious interior of the Hotel Fresno is artfully decked for the Holiday Season. What an incredible vision this must have been - and imagine the fresh-tree scent - not an artificial branch in sight. This was only six years after the Hotel opened, 91 years ago!
Thursday, December 16, 2010
From Pop's Christmas Collection - you didn't have to go to NYC or San Francisco to get beautiful downtown holiday displays! This is Fresno's own WONDER STORE. Ladies could always count on The Wonder Store to provide them with the latest fashions from head to toe.