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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 443: Santa Claus Association
Unlike today's SantaCon, Mabel Hawkin's Santa Claus Association does not involve scores of drunken Kris Kringles. Instead, the Association was a charity group that distributed thousands of gifts to San Francisco's children. This week, Nicole and Michael provide the inspiring story behind this groundbreaking endeavor.
- Dec 25, 2021
(above) Polo Fields, 1912
[Christmas tree and celebration Golden Gate Park. First open air festivities in San Francisco] Crowd milling around fence and artificial tree.