Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Mid-Century Music

Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
US Number 5 Hit From 1967


Monday, December 26, 2011

Atomic Christmas

Holt Howard Starry Eyed Santa's mixed with Salem North Star and Hopscotch




Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Kitschmas At Home

Ceramic snowman candle holder and bottle brush trees


Mid-Century Christmas Music

Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
1963


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Kitschmas At Home

Kitchen Cabinets with stick art, candy canes, and starbursts


How To Decorate Your New Aluminum Christmas Tree









Sunday, December 11, 2011

Christmas At John Wanamaker's Philadelphia

1927

1926

1952

1952

1956

1956

1950's

1960's

1962

Toy Department Monorail (Date Unknown)

1964

1965

Late 60's / Early 70's

1973

1977

80's / 90's

80's / 90's

90's /00's

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Lit Brothers Enchanted Christmas Village

A Philadelphia Christmas tradition that has now been saved by the Please Touch Museum
Most Images are from Temple's Archives














Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Mid-Century Christmas Music

Lou Rawls - Little Drummer Boy
1967
(Animation from the Rankin Bass Special)


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