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Midcentury Christmas : holiday fads, fancies, and fun from 1945 to 1970 / by Sarah Archer.

Archer, Sarah, (author.).
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  • 10 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brownstown PL - Brownstown 394.266 A672 (Text) 79361000100349 Adult Nonfiction - Social Science Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 394.266 ARC (Text) 76895000247660 1st Floor Nonfiction Checked out 01/05/2019
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 394.266 ARC (Text) 33187004095382 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library 394.266 ARC (Text) 33187004095390 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 394.266 ARC (Text) 33187004095408 Nonfiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 394.2663 ARC (Text) 30477100994932 Adult: Adult Christmas Books Available -
North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library 394.2663 ARC (Text) 30419200590632 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Orleans Town and Twp PL - Orleans 364.26 ARC (Text) 36870000501114 Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 394.2663 Archer (Text) 31208912491414 non-fiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 394.2663 AR24 (Text) 51735011779583 Adult department Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781581574029
  • ISBN: 1581574029
  • Physical Description: 236 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The Countryman Press, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Independent Publishers Since 1923"--T.p.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-236) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A topsy-turvy world -- All is bright: decorating -- Gifts & greetings -- Christmas is in your hands.
Summary, etc.:
"A celebration of Christmas in the 1950s and '60s. Midcentury America was a wonderland of department stores, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware parties. Every kid on the block had to have the latest cool toy, be it an Easy Bake Oven for pretend baking, a rocket ship for pretend space travel, or a Slinky, just because. At Christmastime, postwar America's dreams and desires were on full display, from shopping mall Santas to shiny aluminum Christmas trees, from the Grinch to Charlie Brown's beloved spindly Christmas tree. Now design maven Sarah Archer tells the story of how Christmastime in America rocketed from the Victorian period into Space Age, thanks to the new technologies and unprecedented prosperity that shaped the era"
Subject: Christmas > United States > History > 20th century.
DESIGN > Graphic Arts.
HISTORY > Modern > 20th Century.

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