Saturday, December 25, 2021

1930 - Where our Christmas Customs came from


Rexpirin Brand Tablets
United Drug Company
Boston - St. Louis, USA
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Shawinigan, Qu├ębec, Canada (St-Boniface-de-Shawinigan)

1930 - Where our Christmas Customs came from
Have you ever stopped to wonder why, at Christmas time, people put gaily decorated pine trees in their homes, bedeck their rooms and windows with mistletoe and holly, send greeting cards to friends,... Read MORE...

La Revue de Shawinigan Falls -  Shawinigan Falls, Quebec, Canada -  December 25, 1930
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1913 - Christmas in Mexico
Christmas celebrations in Mexico begin December 17 and continues until December 24. Each night a festival is held, nine in all, an invitation being sent out to these "posadas". "Posada" means "inn,"... Read MORE...

The Stanstead Journal -  Rock Island, Quebec, Canada -  December 25, 1913
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1913 - Christmas in France
When Christmas draws near every French family in easy circumstances sends for a cask of wine and lays in a stock of southern fruit. Those who have been enemies pardon each other; marriages are fixed; ... Read MORE...

The Stanstead Journal -  Rock Island, Quebec, Canada -  December 25, 1913
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Celery Soup - This, perhaps is the daintiest of all the thicker cream soups. Take...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1913 - Christmas in Germany
Cakes weighing from one to twelve pounds are made in Friedrichstadt. They place them in exalted position and play to them, representing, as they say they do, St. Nicholas. Of rye bread they make a... Read MORE...

The Stanstead Journal -  Rock Island, Quebec, Canada -  December 25, 1913
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Gold Medal Antacid Powder
S. Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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1913 - Kalikantzarol
In Greece the kalikantzarol are generally represented as mere tricky sprites who live, as a rule, underground, appearing to men only on the nights of the year between December 25 and January 6. They... Read MORE...

The Stanstead Journal -  Rock Island, Quebec, Canada -  December 25, 1913
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Berlin, Germany

1890 - December 25 - Infectious Disease
The Berlin police have given notice to all unlicensed sanatoriums, hotels, etc., in the city that consumptives and other patients suffering from infectious diseases who may be stopping at such places ... Read MORE...

The Toronto Daily Mail  -  Toronto, Ontario, Canada -  December 25, 1890
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1890 - December 25 - Railway Strike
There are no signs of improvement in connection with the railway strike in Scotland. There are almost 7,000 men on strike, and business is almost entirely at a standstill. All the depots are being... Read MORE...

The Toronto Daily Mail  -  Toronto, Ontario, Canada -  December 25, 1890
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A social philosopher has said "Women need more amusement, a broader companionship than is possible...Read MORE...



Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
1885 The Killingly authorities have decided to prosecute every tramp that applies for lodgings at the station house.


The Southbridge Journal
Southbridge, Massachusetts

1913  Christmas in Armenia
The young Armenians on Christmas day, pay "hand-kissing" visits to their elders.

The Stanstead Journal
Rock Island, Quebec, Canada

1890  December 25 - Joseph Donoghue, of Newburgh, N.Y., won the International amateur skating race, one mile and a half, yesterday in England. He made the distance in 4 minutes 46 seconds, beating the record.


The Toronto Daily Mail
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Gold Medal Cough Medicine
Blackberry Root, Ginger, Cinnamon, Clove, Anise Compound
Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
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