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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated December 25, 1962 reads "Santa Claus distributes toys from a plane piloted by Bill Campbell of Van Nuys, to children at Desert Airpark in Palm Desert near Palm Springs. Campbell flew Santa from the North Pole to the desert. Balloons, carrying notes, were released over the desert, and the children receiving the notes took them to Santa to claim their Christmas gifts."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00121862 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d026_f7_i11 CARL0005388940 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/53380
Santa Claus George, Robert J Palm Desert Airpark Men--California--Palm Desert Children--California--Palm Desert Air pilots--California--Palm Desert Airplanes--California--Palm Desert Airports--California--Palm Desert Trees--California--Palm Desert Costumes Palm Desert (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs