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Christmas Tree The History of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Robert L. May was a copyrighter for Montgomery Wards department store. In 1939 he was assigned the task of creating a giveaway — a book, a story, a poem, something — that Wards could use in marketing Christmas 1939. His efforts led to the now legendary Christmas figure of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. There [...]

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