A “Bit” of Looking Back – Letters to Santa Claus (December, 1949)


Santa Letters 1949

Letters to Santa Claus

From The Malakoff News
Friday, December 23, 1949

Dear Santa:
Please bring me a record and a rubber doll.
Love,
Janie Head

Dear Santa:
Please bring me a gun and a truck.
Love,
Sammie Shelton

Dear Santa:
Please bring me a cowboy suit and tennis shoes.
Love,
Phillip Hatton

Dear Santa:
Please bring me a doll and buggy and a cow girl suit.
Love,
Phyllis Hatton

Dear Santa:
I have been good. Will you please bring me a kewpie doll? A Bible story book? A plastic dinner set? A 19-piece aluminum bake and roast set? A padded folding table set? Will you please bring my mother a yellow dress? Please bring my daddy a pair of khakis. Some fireworks.
Love,
Rita Jean Cherry

Dear Santa:
I want a scooter. I want a ball. I want some candy. Santa Claus, I want a guitar. I want some apples and oranges.
Love,
Delores Ann Nokes

Dear Santa:
I want you to come to my home. When you come, please bring me an electric train. I have been a good boy in school and at home. Kay is a good boy, too.
Love,
Bill Kirby

Dear Santa:
I want a football cap. I want a football. Do you want a gun, Santa? You are good. I like Santa. I do not want a train. I want a bicycle.
Love,
Walter Dean Starkes

Dear Santa:
Please bring me a doll, billfold, and a baton.
Love,
Frances Drake

Dear Santa:
I want a whistle for Christmas. I want a football, too. I like you. I want a cowboy gun and holster.
Love,
Edward Leon Jordan

Dear Santa:
I would like to have a bicycle for Christmas. Carol Ann wants a baby bottle for Christmas. Mother would like a fuzzy coat. Daddy does not want anything. Howard will not tell me what he wants. You are a jolly little man. But you are sweet.
Love,
Mary Jo Hardy

Dear Santa:
I have been good all year. So have my brother and sister. I want a doll with a Toni and a pair of skates and a bicycle, too.
Love,
Vickie Lee Lewis