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Christmas on the Isthmus

Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956
Uncle Sam, as Santa Claus with his bag of toys, hands a bag of money labeled "$10,000,000" to a little boy wearing a hat labeled "Panama" and holding a huge ship, some books, one labeled "Ledger," and towing a model train. A railing on the right divides the space into an area with a Christmas tree and an area without. Hanging on the railing, looking in, are five boys labeled "Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, [and] San Domingo" who are depressed and possibly angered that Santa Claus/Uncle Sam has nothing for them.
Children, Christmas, Christmas trees, Gifts, International relations, Santa Claus, Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Central America, Panama, United States
Theodore Roosevelt Center
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
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