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    • Christmas Day Sales, F. F. Fagan and Company, 1833

    • 1833-12-25
    • Christmas; Small business--North Carolina; Stores, Retail--Accounting; Merchants;
    • Page from an account book for F.F. Fagan and Company, Columbia, Tyrrell County, showing sales made on Christmas day.
    • Excerpt from the Alonzo Etheridge Bell Diary, Christmas 1861

    • 1861-12-24; 1861-12-25;
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Christmas; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons; Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.);...
    • In this excerpt from the diary (Aug., 1861-Jan., 1862) of Lieutenant Alonzo E. Bell of Jonesboro Guard, Camden County, NC, he describes being a prisoner at Governor's Island, NY during Christmas 1861. Bell was captured at Hatteras Inlet, NC, in...
    • Fort Macon, Christmas Day, 1862, from the West

    • 1862
    • Champney, James Wells, 1843-1903; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; Christmas--North Carolina; Fortification; Fort Macon (N.C.);
    • Fort Macon from the West, drawn by James Wells Champney on Christmas Day, 1862.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to his wife, 1864

    • 1864
    • Washington County (N.C.); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Christmas; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; Confederate States of America. Navy; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources;
    • A letter from Henry H. Bowen to his wife. In this letter, Confederate Marine Corps private Henry Hunter Bowen of Washington County, NC, reflects on being away from home while stationed near Charleston, SC, aboard the CSS Columbia during Christmas...
    • Catherine Ann Devereux Edmondston Diary, 1864

    • 1864-12-25
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; Christmas--North Carolina; Wilmington (N.C.); Confederate States of...
    • Catherine Ann Devereux Edmondston of Halifax County was a well-educated woman, ardent Southerner, daughter of Thomas Pollock Devereux, and wife of Patrick Muir Edmondston of Charleston, S.C. In this diary entry, she records the mustering of her...
    • Wake County Cohabitation Record of Seth Christmas and Sallie Christmas

    • 1866-06-11
    • Marriage records--North Carolina; Slavery--North Carolina--History; Christmas;
    • Cohabitation records were created post-Civil War to document slave unions made prior to the Civil War. This document states that Seth Christmas and Sallie Christmas have been cohabitating since October 10, 1855.
    • Newspaper Article on "John Coonah" Slave Celebration, 1895

    • 1895
    • Christmas--North Carolina; North Carolina--Newspapers; Slavery--United States--History; Plantation life--North Carolina--History--19th century;
    • Newspaper article by Rebecca Cameron (1895) on "Christmas at Buchoi Plantation," on the lower Cape Fear River, with description of "John Coonah" celebration by slaves. The Buchoi Plantation was a rice plantation on the Cape Fear River owned by...
    • Greeting Card: From the Superintendent's Office to Montgomery County Teachers

    • 1909; 1910;
    • Christmas; Christmas cards; Greeting cards; Teachers--North Carolina;
    • Christmas card "from the Superintendent's Office to Montgomery County Teachers" in the shape of a red bell. This item comes from the James Yadkin Joyner Papers; Joyner was an educator and superintendent of public instruction from 1902-1919.
    • "Lest We Forget-Our Boys...", Liberty Bond Poster, 1918

    • 1918
    • Liberty bonds; Christmas; World War, 1914-1918; Posters; Airplanes;
    • After the United States entered World War I, government officials found posters to be an extremely effective means of communicating information to the general public. The posters were meant to have widespread appeal and thus tended to be colorful,...
    • Christmas Menu

    • 1918
    • Christmas; World War, 1914-1918; Dinners and dining; Menus;
    • This photograph shows a Christmas menu from the Second (2nd) A. I. C., at Tours, France, during World War One.
    • American Red Cross Poster, "Answer The Red Cross Christmas Roll Call", 1918

    • 1918
    • Christmas--North Carolina; World War, 1914-1918; Posters; American Red Cross; Snow;
    • Color poster showing in upper part a snow-covered house and an evergreen tree; in lower part is a red cross and text urging donors to answer the Red Cross Christmas Roll Call - All you need is a heart and a dollar."
    • Christmas Carols

    • 1918-12-24
    • YMCA of the USA--Songs and music; Christmas music; Christmas; YMCA of the USA; World War, 1914-1918; United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 322nd; United States. Army; World War, 1914-1918--France;
    • A YMCA Christmas Carol booklets that Richard Seawell Hinton saved as a memento from World War I. The songs included in booklet are, “Oh, Come all Faithful”, “O Little Town of Bethlehem”, “Silent Night Holy Night”, “Hark the Herald...

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