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From the UIP release Christmas in Illinois, edited by James Ballowe: Before sitting on Santa‚Äôs lap in department stores became the way children let Santa and their parents know what they wanted for Christmas, letter writing was common, and often … Continue reading

With hopes for peaceful holiday celebrations everywhere, here is “What I Want for Christmas,” by Robert Green Ingersoll, from Christmas in Illinois, along with the introduction by editor James Ballowe: “Adults have also used the holiday to make known to … Continue reading