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 …
Here from 1981 is a Kodak commercial for Christmas. It stars Michael Landon and his son Chris. Michael died in 1991; way too early at aged 54. Michael was a great spokesman for Kodak. Chris Landon is now aged 36. Kodak is 130 years old.
Merry Christmas to all. Go spend some time with your family.
Today is Russian and Ukrainian Christmas. January 7th is Christmas for some Orthodox Churches. That’s because the Churches are still using the old Julian calendar and most everyone else uses the Gregorian calendar. The Julian calendar is 13 days behind. The reason that I know about today being Christmas is that about a third of …