Wednesday, December 14, 2011

"Who invented electric Christmas lights?"

A little fun history article on a common part of the holiday season from the Library of Congress; now next time a friend comments on a Christmas light display you can impress with your knowledge of their history :-) Pictured here is the National Christmas Tree in Washington D.C. in 1940. (This photo is from our Associated Press Multimedia Archive, a treasure trove of photos.)

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