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  • From Christmas past, Depression-era letters to Santa

    A cache of letters to Santa Claus, all written in 1932, were discovered inside an account book from Briggs Hardware that was recently given to the NC Archives.

From Christmas past, Depression-era letters to Santa

A cache of letters to Santa Claus, all written in 1932, were discovered inside an account book from Briggs Hardware that was recently given to the NC Archives.
Josh Shaffer jshaffer@newsobserver.com