Take a look into Christmas' of the past with these 29 ads pulled from our archives that date from 1880-1898.
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Last Minute Christmas Gifts? We've got them!
Shop Tonight 'til 9:00
Save at Leath's on your important gift purchase
The Season's Best: To help you live better for less
Down the Chimney: Gift slippers
Cash Donations Wanted!
See what the Air Way handle does for you
Such styles! Such qualities! Such values!
Thousands of Dolls at import cost
Christmas, Christmas at Keeler's Hat Store
What kind of Christmas gift is suitable for a gentleman
Seal skin caps for Christmas
$25 discount for Christmas presents
Drop politics and get ready for Christmas!
This ad ran on Dec. 23, 1888 on page 8 of The Decatur Herald.
A splendid Christmas gift!
This ad ran on December 6, 1890 on page 7 of The Decatur Herald.
S.M. Lutz has just what you want
This ad ran on Dec 19, 1891 on page 5 of The Herald-Despatch.
The finest collection of Christmas goods
This ad ran on Dec. 23, 1891 on page 5 of The Decatur Herald.
Christmas goods: Come and see them
Great Christmas sale
That is what you want for Christmas
Great Christmas sale at The Chicago
This ad ran on Dec. 20, 1896 on page 6 of The Decatur Herald.
Pilsner bottled beer for your Christmas dinner
What Will You Buy for Christmas?
Kellar the Famous Magician
J.G. Starr & Son: Headquarters for Christmas Candies
Christmas should be a merry time for all
What to buy for Christmas presents
This ad ran on Dec. 15, 1898 on page 6 of The Decatur Herald.