War on Christmas, 1921 Style

The War on Christmas was raging good and strong back on December 6, 1921 –

Here’s Five-O plugging him in the face with bug spray (Santa has bugs).

Santa Claus Story – National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress

Hey boys! Santa’s visiting the boys with the Fire Department!

Santa Claus Story – National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress

Aaaannnnd…now the fire department gets busy hosing him down while threatening him with a pike & an axe (what the hell did this Santa do?).

Santa Claus Story – National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress