“Raymond Dickey. Christmas 1915.”
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. “Mrs. A.M. Keen. Christmas tree.” Somewhere in there: a very tiny kitchen sink. Harris & Ewing glass negative.
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. 4×5 dry-plate glass negative by the Wright Brothers.
December 1919. “Baker Christmas tree.” Secretary of War Newton Baker, wife Elizabeth and children Jack, Betty and little Peggy. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
December 26, 1924. Washington, D.C. “Nevine and Nemai Yousry.” Children of the Egyptian ambassador and their Christmas tree.
Washington, D.C., 1919. “Post Office a la cart.” Deck the truck with boughs of holly! National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Christmas in Buffalo, New York. 1909.
December 1918 in Washington, D.C. “Christmas dinner for horses.”
December 1936: “Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie.” Photograph by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.
December 1924. “Santa’s toys.” Toy World at Wanamaker’s in New York.
Washington, D.C., circa 1921. “Woodward & Lothrop window.” Department store display with a motoring theme. National Photo glass negative.
“Dorsey Christmas tree, 1922.”
“Secretary Davis, Christmas tree, 1921.” James J. Davis, Secretary of Labor in the Harding, Coolidge and Hoover administrations, moonlighting as Santa Claus. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Circa 1920. “Houck Christmas tree.” Everyone gather round for eggnog and carols! National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
(Photos from Shorpy.)