Tag Archive: Christmas

Dec 18

Christmas in Chattanooga, 1933

In 1933 Chattanooga, Ohio, was home to a number of businesses and many of them advertised and sent Christmas greetings in The Willshire Herald. There was nearly a full page of Chattanooga ads in the paper and below are some of them. Christmas Greetings from S.S. Egger, grocer, undertaker, and postmaster, whose business was south …

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Dec 11

Sitting on Santa’s Lap–It’s a Family Thing

In our family it sometimes takes a while to warm up to someone, especially if that person is Santa Claus. This is the time of year when children stand in line to meet Santa, sit on his lap, and tell him what they want for Christmas. We all remember how exciting it was to see …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt!

Merry Christmas to you and yours! I hope you enjoy these nostalgic Christmas postcards.      

Dec 19

Christmas Memories–Toys

What was under the Christmas tree for a good little girl back in the 1950s? I believe I can answer that. I still have some of my old toys that I received as Christmas presents over 55 years ago. Yesterday I gathered them together and arranged them around the Christmas trees in our basement. The …

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Dec 12

Christmas Memories–The Sunday School Christmas Program

The children’s Christmas program is an annual event at our church. It is a time of pride for both parents and grandparents as they get to see their little ones dressed in their Christmas finery, nervously saying their “pieces” and singing in front of the congregation. When I was a child our Christmas pageants were …

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