Christmas will soon be upon us, and thus Headlines in History will begin to feature more advertisements to give you a sense of Christmas culture in 1913. Already, Santa appears to be one scary dude.
The Enterprise (Harlem, MT):
Merry Christmas and Happy Nightmares…
New York Tribune:
Now here is something that demonstrates the ingenuity of the human race: electric chickens.
Dakota County Herald (Dakota City, NE):
One of the unforeseen effects of the automotive industry: the downfall of whip makers.
Monroe City Democrat (MO):
I don’t understand…
The Herald (New Orleans, LA)
Pretty sure Santa is an authoritarian dictator: