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Voices of the Past

Recorded stories about celebrations and traditions surrounding holidays and special occasions

How did you and your family celebrate Christmas, other holidays, birthdays etc.? 
Did you go away on vacation?  Did you enjoy community festivals and special occasions?
The following recordings share such stories.

Provided by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS) - preserving family histories in Greater Victoria, BC, Canada

MARY SCOTT - Christmas on the Farm

LOCATION ~ Saskatchewan, Canada
DURATION ~ 8:56 minutes

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Stutt family girs
The Stutt girls - c1920

Growing up in large family on a prairie farm in Saskatchewan, Canada in the 1920s, Mary remembers how her mother always seemed to find a special Christmas gift for each of her children each year.

For more details, listen to Mary's story of her childhood Christmases.

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Links to Other Related Stories

Also check out these additional stories from other theme pages, that also contain aspects of Holiday celebrations: