Dayton's Christmas Windows

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Dayton's Christmas Windows

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | December 19, 2017
Crowds looking in windows
window display

Christmas window displays were an eagerly anticipated event at the Dayton's flagship downtown Minneapolis store. One photo is of the huge crowds gathered around the windows in 1923; the other is of the Twelve Days of Christmas window display in 1956. 

See more Christmas window photos in Collections Online.