Merry Christmas to all!
Here are some images from the way-back machine: Christmas at the Earle's house in 1949. Does anything look out-of-date about this picture compared to this year's Christmas at your house?
. . . and the 1949 "Earl-e Edition" Christmas card: The 1949 Annual Report of the Earles:
The annual report opened with a message from management and review of the year (click to enlarge each):
followed by a financial statement:
then an In Memoriam and Officers and Directors:
followed by a discussion of Inventories and Affiliates:
This brings back a lot of family memories.