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JIM - Christmas Wish List, 10 Dec 1941

2017-12-10 - Columbia, KY - Photo from the collection of JIM.
Last chance for Christmas goodies, 1941 - The second week of December 1941 found the United States still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor and our next-day declaration of war against Japan. Almost immediately, plans were being made for rationing, but the Christmas merchandise Columbia merchants already had on hand wasn't affected. Still, that would be the last time until 1946 many gift items would be readily available to put under trees and to fill stockings. This ad for Royse Variety appeared in the December 10, 1941 Adair County News.

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