Old Photos Of Last-Minute Christmas Shopping in New York

Christmas shoppers fill the sidewalk at 42nd Street and Sixth Ave, New York City, 1929

ca. 1910

1913.

1945.

ca. 1930s

Christmas toy seller on street, NYC, ca. 1910s

Crowd of holiday shoppers outside of Macy's, NYC, 1939

Manhattan Christmas window shopping, New York, 1947

After the Christmas shopping rush, 1948

A Christmas Eve shopper with a crated rocking horse tries to hail a cab outside Macy’s department store in New York City on December 24, 1946. (Photo by Carl Nesensohn/AP Photo)