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Old Christmas Photographs at the Alabama Department of Archives and History

Below are old photographs related to Christmas at the Alabama Department of Archives and History – they should bring back memories. Information with the photographs is exactly as stated with the file. Click on the file number to see the original.


Members of the family of John Will and Sally Acuff, at a Christmas celebration in Maysville, Alabama 1907 – File number Q46825

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Christmas decorations inside the Church of the Ascension at 315 Clanton Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama. 1949 File number Q72731Christmas_decorations_inside_the_Church_of_the_Ascension_at_315_Clanton_Avenue_in_Montgomery_Alabama

Christmas pageant at the Church of the Ascension at 315 Clanton Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama December 19, 1954 Q72723Christmas_pageant_at_the_Church_of_the_Ascension_at_315_Clanton_Avenue_in_Montgomery_Alabama

Interior of the First National Bank in Montgomery, Alabama, decorated for Christmas – A security guard is giving candy to three children. December 1952 – Q43820Interior_of_the_First_National_Bank_in_Montgomery_Alabama_decorated_for_Christmas

Interior of the First National Bank in Montgomery, Alabama, decorated for Christmas December 15, 1950 File #Q43819Interior_of_the_First_National_Bank_in_Montgomery_Alabama_decorated_for_Christmas (1)

Christmas display in the showroom of the W. Cleve Stokes Company at the intersection of Church and Molton Streets in Montgomery, Alabama. Two cars are wrapped in plastic December 22, 1948 – File #Q77349Christmas_display_in_the_showroom_of_the_W_Cleve_Stokes_Company_at_the_intersection_of_Church_and_Molton_Streets_in_Montgomery_Alabama

“Citizens Service Corps Volunteers Prepare to Mail Christmas Seals.” 1944 – Montgomery County Citizens Service Corps volunteers have assembled to address and mail 16,000 letters for the Anti-Tuberculosis Association annual Christmas Seal Sale. Leftto Right: Miss Nelly Wilkinson, Mrs. Fred McManus, Mrs. J. Y. Brame (standing), Director of Citizens Service Corps, Mrs. Robert Burnette, Mrs. S. H. Blan, Mrs. G. F. Coleman, andMrs. Pearson Burke (standing). Because of war conditions, when a welfare organization needs clerical assistance, volunteers are recruited through the Citizens Service Corps. The women pictured above have rendered unselfish service for many worthy causes.” This image and caption appeared on page 3 of the November 1944 issue of Home Front, themonthly bulletin of the Alabama State Council of Defense. File #Q7233size (20)

Ninth-grade students at Calhoun Colored School in Lowndes County, Alabama, collecting Christmas greenery with their teacher, Mrs. Evans 1928 Q32981Ninthgrade_students_at_Calhoun_Colored_School_in_Lowndes_County_Alabama_collecting_Christmas_greenery_with_their_teacher_Mrs_Evans

Christmas display window for the Pittsburgh Paints store in Montgomery, Alabama – 1950 File #Q43616Christmas_display_window_for_the_Pittsburgh_Paints_store_in_Montgomery_Alabama

Cast of the children’s Christmas pageant at First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama 1958 Q44540Cast_of_the_childrens_Christmas_pageant_at_First_Baptist_Church_in_Montgomery_Alabama

Children’s Christmas pageant at First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama 1958 File #Q45526Childrens_Christmas_pageant_at_First_Baptist_Church_in_Montgomery_Alabama

Christmas window display of toys at the Silver’s store at 71-73 Dexter Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama. October 1950 – The store was owned by H. L. Green Company – photograph by John E. Scott, Montgomery. Q77067Christmas_window_display_of_toys_at_the_Silvers_store_at_7173_Dexter_Avenue_in_Montgomery_Alabama

“Christmas Toy Store” section of the Silver’s store at 71-73 Dexter Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama. October 1950 photograph by John E. Scott  File Q77069size (22)“Christmas Toy Store” section of the Silver’s store at 71-73 Dexter Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama File photograph by John E. Scott # Q77068size (23)

 

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4 comments

  1. Lucy Jackson

    looks like Loveman’s dept store in B’ham

  2. Jennifer Maddox

    I just love these photos!!!

  3. Kathy Holland Jones

    It has been a long time since I have seen a parade with floats like this.

  4. Charlotte Mooney

    That had to be Birmingham, was see Bromburgs

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