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Category Archives: Holiday Themed

1946 Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) Sheet Music

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
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1930 Flapper Paper Mache Halloween Costumes

Here’s a very cool photograph I found in a 1930 arts and crafts magazine called “Parties.” It’s hard to find photos of early Halloween costumes and even harder to find photos before 1940. This photo shows what flappers in the Roaring Twenties would have worn.
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The Brady Bunch Celebrate July 4th with Medley of Patriotic Tunes

I’m speechless after watching this medley of patriotic tunes from a Brady Bunch TV special; perhaps you will be too! Enjoy and I wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day!
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1945 Memorial Day Newsreel Honors Those Who Have Died In War

This Memorial Day weekend we honor the men and women who died while serving our country.
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Peter Cottontail 1950s Cartoon & Sheet Music

Perhaps the most popular children’s Easter character is Peter Cottontail. His popularity is due-in-large part to the hit song “Here Comes Peter Cottontail” written in 1950. The video below is a mid-50s jazzy version of the tune. Enjoy as you decorate eggs, eat peeps and don your Easter bonnet. Happy Easter!
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Yogi Bear’s Easter Parade Comic Book

Easter is this Sunday and who’d hopping into town? Well, believe or not Yogi Bear is! I recently came across this comic book from 1978. It’s a large, oversize comic book (10 x 13). Comic books of this size were popular in the mid-to-late 1970s. Today, they’re fun to frame and still fun to look […]
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“Guinness Gives You Strength” Beer Commerical

It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without kicking back with a draft of Guinness. Enjoy this 1950s commercial as you take a sip of this classic Irish stout!
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German Valentine’s Day Mechanical Cards

Valentine’s Day cards come in all shapes and sizes, but the message remains the same. Sending a card that says “I Love You” has been around since the 16th century. It began in Europe and spread to the United States in the early 1700s. Since the 1900s a popular (and fun) type of card was […]
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1977 NBC New Year’s Day TV Promos

Not sure what to watch this holiday weekend? Perhaps you’d like to kick back and check out these TV promos from the mid-70s. This was the TV line-up for New Year’s Day programing on NBC.
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New Year’s Eve Prohibition Speakeasy Flyer Poster

As 2011 comes to a close and we ring in 2012, here’s an interesting piece of New Year’s Eve/Prohibition memorabilia. This is a poster promoting a New Year’s celebration at a speakeasy. The soiree was held to ring in 1928. The location, however, is unknown as the consumption of alcohol was banned at this time […]
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