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Christmas: Early 50s

Christmas: Early 50s

This is my Grandmother Eleanor and my Mom, Sharon, in Haledon, New Jersey. View full size.

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I still have some of the Christmas ornaments my mother bought in the '50s. They are much like the ones on that tree. And I know my dad had a ashtray like that tall one there. After a few years he threw out the stand and just kept the glass ashtray insert. I am curious as to what those two containers are under the tree. They look like an oatmeal can and a salt box.

re: Christmas Early 50s

That's almost our floor lamp, almost our TV and very close to our carpeting. We didn't have anything with that fuzzy-nap upholstering, but I've sat on things with it many times. I wonder what was in the gray hassock at the right; ours was red and (still is) full of 78rpm records. Did your mom become a nurse or a doctor? Wunnerful, wunnerful; thanks!

 
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