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“At least five parishes in the Archdiocese in the 1880s boasted two Catholic churches where one would have been sufficient except for a variety of languages. One such town was Norway in Benton County, where Saint Michael’s was the first parish,…

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On a snowy roof, as Santa Claus is about the descend into a chimney, a child pops out of the roof of his house and talks to Santa, giving him a big fright. The child says, "Say mister, its no use going down the chimney: jes give me the presents and…

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This postcard is oriented vertically and shows a wintry scene. On the card, a woman is seen stepping out of a home onto a snowy sidewalk. Her face is not clear, but she hods a book under her left arm and wears a blue dress, white apron, and white…

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This postcard is oriented horizontally, showing a wintry scene. In the center is a depiction of an African-American woman standing in the open doorway of a log cab with yellow light spilling out to the snowy ground. Icicles hang from the cabin, and…

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This postcard is oriented vertically and shows a wintertime night scene. Towards the top of the postcard a dark night sky is seen with a bright full moon towards the upper left corner. Lit homes and apartments are seen and snow sits on the rooftops.…

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This postcard is oriented vertically and shows a nighttime winter scene on a snow covered rooftop. Santa Claus is seen wearing a red robe, tan gloves, black pants, and brown boots as he climbs into a snow covered brick chimney. Over his right…

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This postcard is oriented horizontally and has a white background, edging all sides with a white border. Against the white background is a metallic and stylized gold image, made of various rectangular, triangular, striped, and circular borders. In…

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This postcard has a drawn blue and white frame around all sides of the postcard. On the bottom center portion of the frame, it reads "A Merry Christmas" in red and green script. The image in the center of the frame shows a youthful and smiling Santa…

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This postcard is oriented vertically and has a white background. In the center of the postcard stands Santa Claus wearing a red robe, hat, and cloak with white fur trim. He stands looking out to the right of the viewer and holds a woven, brown, and…
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