(31188) Santa Claus Training School, Detroit, 1938

Captain Harry W. Wilson goes over the basics with students of the Santa Claus Training School. The newly minted Santas were part of a campaign by the Volunteers of America to raise funds for Christmas baskets and winter relief work.

Chalkboard reads: "Your CREED--You are a personal representative of St. Nicholas bringing a message of good cheer to everyone everywhere. BE COURTEOUS, GENIAL, AND KIND TO ALL CHILDREN."

(31188) Santa Claus Training School, Detroit, 1938
Date: 
1938-12-2
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Photograph
Photographer: 
Detroit News Staff
PhotoID: 
31188