1900 How to Be a Cute Little Girl
DECEMBER 14, 1900: Dallas, Dallas Co., Tex., Dec. 12. -- Dear Old Santa Claus: I will write you a letter to tell you what I want for Christmas. A doll, bedroom suit, set of dishes, a little stove, silver cup, bowl and pitcher, little washtub and board. I have two little brothers. One is named Henry, the other Charlie. Charlie wants a train, silver cup, drum and doll. Henry wants a rubber doll, high chair and shoes.MABLE CROPPER. Dallas, Dallas Co., Tex., Dec. 12. -- Dear Santa Claus: I want a girl doll and a boy doll, but I don't want a jointed doll. I want a doll bed with a mattress and pillow. I want a baby doll, a doll set of furniture, a good game, a book, a hammer, a teaset, a stove with granite iron dishes. I want a piano and a ball, some candy and apples and nuts. Good-by. My age is 6 years.BESSIE GRIMES.
Dallas, Dallas Co., Tex., Dec. 12. -- Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a story book, a doll, a set of doll furniture. I want my doll jointed. I want a stove and granite iron dishes, a teaset, a ball, a table and two chairs; also a rattle and a rubber doll for my baby sister. Some nuts and candy and apples. My age is 9 years. Good-by.