by Susan Fried
I’ve taken photos of children with Santa Claus for more years than I can remember. I even had a brief stint as a Santa photographer at Nordstrom in downtown Seattle in the early 1990s.
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by Susan Fried (words and photos)
The tradition of mirthful children sitting on Santa Claus’s lap for pictures started at the Frederick and Nelson’s downtown Seattle department store in the 1940s. 75 years later, the practice is now so ubiquitous, you can’t throw a rock during the holidays without hitting someone dressed as Jolly Saint Nick. Continue reading Black Santa Tradition Continues Thriving in South Seattle, Central District