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Catalog Number 2015.001.01532
Title Singing Christmas Tree at Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date December 1, 1960
Description Black and white negative shows children signing in the formation of a Christmas tree at the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo. The children, who appear to be elementary school age, wear white or dark colored choral robes and stand on risers that have railings covered in pine boughs. The very top rows show statues of singing children that lead to a large star at the top of the “tree”. A man directing the choir and a woman playing a piano appear in the foreground at the bottom of the image.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place San Mateo, CA
Subjects Children
Choirs (Music)
Christmas trees
San Mateo
Shopping centers
Search Terms Children
Hillsdale Shopping Center
San Mateo
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association