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President lights Christmas tree. President Hoover pressed the button which lighted Washington's community Christmas tree just before he began his brief "Merry Christmas" radio address to Americans from coast to coast. Mrs. Hoover accompanied the President to the impressive Christmas program, which included music by the U.S. Marine band. 12/24/30, photo from the Library of Congress.

A Forgotten Wake Forest Christmas Tradition

During the Great Depression, when so many people were struggling, the citizens of Wake Forest celebrated an event called “White Christmas”… and it was special. It took […]

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