Dec 25-05

Past-E-Mail: Cam Notes - 2005: December: Dec 25-05
When Santa came to town    ...scroll down to share comments
Photo from Roger and Ruth Janke


By
Charlie at Pasty Central (Chopper) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 06:16 am:

In this throng of Copper Country residents back in the 40's or 50's, you can distinctly make out jolly old Saint Nick, working the crowd at the corner of Fifth and Oak Street in Calumet. I had seen this photo before - perhaps in the MTU Archives - but received a scan of it only yesterday from Roger & Ruth Janke. Their note said 'year unknown', but judging from the clothing styles, it would appear to be in the post WWII era. A fuzzy old photo like this has a spooky time-machine quality to it... as we strain for clues to the 'who, what, when, and where'. Is there a Pasty Cam watcher somewhere who may have actually been in this crowd? It would be interesting to hear from anyone who could shed some light on this unique window in time.

On behalf of all of us here at Pasty Central, we wish you and yours health and happiness during this wonderful season, especially as we celebrate His birthday.


By WishingIWasInDaUP (Sur5er) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 06:59 am:

Merry Christmas Charlie...and to everyone at Pasty Cam, and Still Waters.
Merry Christmas :)


By NKR (Nkr) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 07:37 am:

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND GOD BLESS PASTY CAM AND ALL PASTY CAM VIEWERS!


By Shelley Trowbridge (Shelleyt36) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 07:40 am:

Merry Christmas to all. May your day be filled with lots of love, laughter and family!


By JARMO ITÄNIEMI (Japei) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 07:47 am:

BEAUTIFUL OLD TIME CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR 2006 to all Pastys persons + all my cousins; JOHNSONs TERVOs HOLSTERs LOUKINENs AHOs LINNAs LIUBACKAs(LJUBACKAs/LIUKKOs)LEHTOLAs and many others.. .


By Margaret, Amarillo TX (Margaret) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 08:09 am:

Merry Christmas


By anna swiniuchowski (Abswini) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 08:16 am:

good morning and a very Merry Christmas to everyone from New Jersey (wishing I could say from da UP)


By Pete Wilberding (Peshtigopete) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 08:48 am:

WHY DO I SEE A KANGAROO IN THE CENTER OF THE CROWD?


By JanieT (Bobbysgirl) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 09:38 am:

Merry Christmas to all! I love these 40's and 50's era Christmas pics! Our tv is set on TBS all day to watch Jean Shepard's, "A Christmas Story"


By Gary W. Long (Gary_in_co) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 10:50 am:

Answer to Pete's question: A little too much "Christmas Spirit" perhaps?


By Paul Oesterle (Paulwebbtroll) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 11:21 am:

Pete, I see that same kangaroo! I haven't had any "Christmas Spirit" but I've been taking some drugs for this darn cold! Merry Christmas everyone (the kangaroo too)! Maybe he came from that "down under" picture the other day.


By Brent in UPstate NY (Brent) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 11:32 am:

That's not a kangaroo Pete. That's venison on the hoof.
Merry Christmas everyone and a super-happy-fun-time New Year!


By Charlotte, Mishawaka, IN (Charlotte61) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 12:10 pm:

Merry Christmas from Mishawaka, IN to all at Pasty Cam and Still Waters. Charlie, thanks for all you do to get the pictures to us every day.


By Marc Slis (Marc) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 12:33 pm:

Merry Christmas Charlie, PASTY CAM and everyone here. Everyone have a safe and happy Christmas.

-Wishing I was home in da up, eh!


By Linda Ledford (Linda) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 01:09 pm:

Merry Christmas from Genesee County!! I hope all are having the kind of Christmas that will give happy memories for years to come.


By Grace M Wetton (Gmw) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 03:39 pm:

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!


By Candy Goulette (Cagoulet) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 03:51 pm:

Houskää Joulua ja Onnellista Uutta Vuotta to all! It's 65 with heavy rain here in California -- I'd rather have the snow!


By Marc Slis (Marc) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 04:16 pm:

Hello and Merry Christmas to everyone at Buscia's today. Its about 90 and no snow here off Thailand.


By Glad to be in the U.P. (Lahelo) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 05:11 pm:

Merry Christmas to one and all, and Peace on Earth.


By Fran in GA (Francesinga) on Sunday, December 25, 2005 - 09:32 pm:

I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas!We surely missed my husband but my daughter and family, my son, and I enjoyed being together. We all enjoyed our pasty Calenders.


By james f. haven (Technoido) on Monday, December 26, 2005 - 07:12 am:

Does anyone know what all the white headgear on I what I think are
women? Is that a snood? Considering the season, dressing warmly
must have been important. Or is it a photographic artifact, like
blooming? Just wondering.


By Bill Denning (Parpagayo) on Monday, December 26, 2005 - 11:53 am:

Jim, I think those are scarves.


By Helen (Heleninhubbel) on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 09:35 pm:

Ba Bush Ga's.......remember????


By WishingIWasInDaUP (Sur5er) on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 - 11:17 pm:

Helen, Yes, I remember babushkas /scarves(or however it is spelled). Uh oh...now you're telling our age ;) That was one of the words we picked up from my mother's mother, when we were younger.


By FRNash/PHX, AZ (Frnash) on Thursday, December 29, 2005 - 12:22 pm:

Babushka - (the scarf, not the Russian grandmother):
Da Finns called it a "huivi", plural "huivit" which translates simply as "wrap".
Yes, my grandma used to wear one too!


By Thomas Baird (Thomas) on Sunday, September 13, 2009 - 09:44 am:

It's always fun 2 include Christmas past along with Christmas present. Thanks 4 sharing the photo.


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