Christmas Eve on Portage, 1925 and 1935. Click for image information.Over the years I've written a number of Christmas-related posts for West End Dumplings. Check out the links below.
Merry Christmas, or whatever you choose to celebrate at this time of year, to all of my readers !
This was the first year that downtown merchants got together as a group to set up Christmas lights in the area.
From the 1890s to 1940, how merchants advertized their Christmas wares.
Also my Free Press version
In Christmas 1948, 10 year-old Douglass Hanson saved lives.
The Tribune's home ec editor's tips for a normal Christmas despite rationing and food shortages.
See story number 7 for a brief bio of Christopher Kendall, the Santa Claus of Portage and Main.
A brief collection of Christmas fiction from Manitoba authors.