Post written by Alex Ballou, Marketing Assistant.
The Holidays in Fort Collins
|c. 1994: Fort Collins Museum at Holiday Time. With the tree lit up and lumina lights around the walkways. Fort Collins, Colorado.|
|c. 1975: Holiday Hippodrome Show (Optimist Club)|
|c. 1937: W. Hoffman (left) and E. E.Fox (right) on steps of the Fort Collins Post Office as they prepare to deliver holiday mail.|
|c. 1939-1940: These are Christmas cards with envelopes, dated 1939 and 1940, sent from Charles Boettcher of Denver, Colorado to A.D. Tuttle of Fort Collins, Colorado.|
|c. 1992: Fort Collins, Colorado Service League provides gifts. Brenda Tebo, a client at Foothills-Gateway Rehabilitation Center, is thrilled by a visit from Santa Claus recently.|
|c. 1900: Black and white photograph of the interior of the home of Frank D. Abbott located at 230 Remington Street; Fort Collins, Colorado..|
|c. 2001: Color photograph of the living Room interior at 2552 Barry Lane, Fort Collins, Colorado. “House on the Hill” Holiday Home Tour.|
|c.1989: Postcard (color artwork reproduced) of Santa Claus boardingTrolley Car 21. Text on back reads: ” ‘Car-load of Gifts’ by Kathleen E. Bischoff, Winner, Mixed Media Division.|
|c. 1947 : Christmas window at Hancock Studio.|
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