Night Before Christmas 2021

How “The Night Before Christmas” Arrived in The Troy (N.Y.) Sentinel On December 23, 1823 In 1821, a printer and bookseller named William B. Gilley and an illustrator named Arthur Stansbury published an eight-page booklet titled The Children’s Friend: A New-Year’s Present to the Little Ones from Five to Twelve.

The Night Before Christmas: McLoughlin Bros 1896

The Night Before Christmas: McLoughlin Bros 1896 Perfection Santa Claus Worldwide distills the cheerful essence of Christmas from many sources and studies, old and new. In addition to his wide reading, author Tom A. Jerman has brought a wealth of personal experience...

Ad for Tom Smith’s Christmas Crackers circa 1890s

Ad for Tom Smith’s Christmas Crackers circa 1890s Perfection Santa Claus Worldwide distills the cheerful essence of Christmas from many sources and studies, old and new. In addition to his wide reading, author Tom A. Jerman has brought a wealth of personal experience...

Ad for Ayer’s Cherry Pictorial circa 1890

Ad for Ayer’s Cherry Pictorial circa 1890 Perfection Santa Claus Worldwide distills the cheerful essence of Christmas from many sources and studies, old and new. In addition to his wide reading, author Tom A. Jerman has brought a wealth of personal experience Read...