The tree itself dates back to the late 16th century when the custom was first developed in Germany; but the way in which it has been trimmed has changed dramatically from year to year.
As old as time: Children pictured decorating a tree in the 1940s using hard plastic ornaments, candy containers and illuminated figures.
A nurse reads a story while surrounded by Christmas presents at the The Children's Hospita...
Bob Hope is seen with actress Helen Wood, left, in this 1938 gagshot of him climbing out o...
This Christmas greeting postcard was sent from Egypt in 1910, showing a young girl carrying a calendar in her hands, with a Bonne Annee inscription
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