Photos of Indiana’s Christmas Past

Postcard of Wolf & Dessauer Department Store’s Christmas Display, Fort Wayne

c. 1940s


Wolf & Dessauer Department Store’s Christmas Display, Fort Wayne

1950s


Bloomington, Indiana, and the Canopy of Lights

1930s


Shelbyville, Indiana

1950s


Charleston, Indiana

2011


Kmart Christmas Shelves, Mishawaka

1966


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Indianapolis, Tree Delivery Wagon

1915


Fort Wayne, Indiana

1962


Evansville Holiday Parade

1938


Brochure from Santa Claus Land

1960s


Anderson, Indiana, Courthouse Tree

1961




Valparaiso grandmother photographed with Kodachrome

1949


Kresge’s Department Store Santa, Lafayette, Indiana

1947


Marion, Indiana

1958


Muncie, Indiana

1950s


Seiberling Mansion, Kokomo

2010


Robertson’s Department Store, South Bend

1960s…


Studebaker Mansion, South Bend

2010


Terre Haute, Indiana

1940


Woolworth Department Store Postcard, New Albany, Indiana

1910s


Highland, Indiana

1970s


Inland Steel, East Chicago, Indiana

1970s


Unidentified Family Christmas Photo, Linnsburg, Indiana

1905


Sunken Gardens, Huntington, Indiana

1955* (1986-87)

*David Schultz, a former photographer for the Huntington Herald-Press, corrected the date of the above photo to 1986-87. I apologize for the error and appreciate the edit. Our sincere thanks to Dave for reaching out!

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