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    1895 . The first electrically lighted Christmas tree was displayed in the White House by First Lady Frances Cleveland. This event was instrumental in bringing the wonder of electric Christmas tree lighting to the general public's awareness. The tree was set up in the family room and library (today the Yellow Oval Room), and decorated with gold angels with spreading wings, gold and silver sleds, tops of every description, and lots of tinsel. Under the tree was a miniature White House and a dol...

    victorian christmas photo

    Christmas Tree 1922.. look at those awesome old toys

    vintage everyday: Black & White Photographs of Christmas From Between 1930s-1960s

    Caroline Kennedy and the White House Christmas Tree, 1961

    December 1900. Christmas tree in the home of Wilbur and Orville Wright at 7 Hawthorn Street in Dayton, Ohio, three years before their famous flight. 4x5 dry-plate glass negative by the Wright Brothers. There's a lot of detail here for fans of old-school Christmas decoration

    Vintage Christmas Photograph ~ Murnie and Nedra Treace. Christmas Day: 1912

    White House Christmas Tree 1962. Jack and Jackie Kennedy in the Blue Room

    Lighting the Christmas Tree, 1907 style!

    36: LBJ used to go through the White House at night turning lights off that were not needed. He did not want to waste the taxpayers money.

    Christmas past

    1940 real silver tinselled tree

    Aluminum Christmas Tree

    Christmas in the 50s

    It was mandated by the slave owner that only one breast could be used to feed the white child...if she switched up and let both black and white babies suckle from the same breast, she could be whipped because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.-For pete's sake!

    60's Christmas tree.. I remember our tree looking like this..loved it!

    Christmas, 1920

    Vintage Christmas Tree

    Vintage Tree with Tinsel and Real Candles.

    ★ President Cleveland was the first to have a tree illuminated by electricity in the White House, during the Gilded Age, c. 1896