I hope you have all your Christmas presents bought and wrapped. Christmas is just around the corner.
The colors are kind of strange on this Christmas postcard but I think I like it anyway. It is dated 1910. You can see a larger version of this postcard by clicking on it. Then use your “back” button to return to this page. Same for most images used on this blog.
A simple Christmas postcard from about 1915.
Another old Christmas postcard. This has some religious sentiments to remember the original meaning of the day.
This postcard dates from about 1915. The spelling of Xmas for Christmas has come under attack in the last few years. I found that in many old church records an “X” is used as abbreviation for Christ.
This old Christmas postcard was made by Stecher Litho right here in Rochester.
Another old Christmas postcard. I hope you have sent your list to Santa Claus.
I got a big bunch of old postcards at a auction about a month ago. In the lot were many nice vintage Christmas postcards. All are dated from before 1920. This is just the first of many that I will be posting between now and Christmas.
A few days ago Diane Boumenot posted on her blog “50 Gifts for Genealogists this Christmas.” She puts gifts in categories of books, office items, computer gifts, homemade gifts, fun gifts, etc. There are some pretty good ideas for the genealogist in your life. You could even buy something for yourself.
From the early 1950s to the mid 1960s my family owned a market in Horseheads, NY that mainly sold fruits and vegetables. Business was slow in the winter months so we would close except around Christmas time when we would sell Christmas trees. My dad had to go to growers and pick up a load …