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Odd Christmas Customs From Newspaper Archives!

 “Old Christmas fare did not include the turkey, now the modern Christmas bird.  In olden days, a roasted peacock took its place on the festive board.” 416 more words

Culture & Identity

Grandpa's Second Wife (Mix/Keesler)

Today’s post is a picture of John Elmer Mix, my great-great-grandfather. He was born 150 years ago (28 Aug. 1864) and died 25 Jan. 1951. According to the note MY grandfather (John Dayton Mix) wrote on the original of this photo, it was taken in 1940. 59 more words

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