December 31, 1857. Postcard celebrating Ottawa with logos, flags, crests, and designs, circa 1930.
December 30, 1981. Maurice Richard, left, poses with teammate Jean Beliveau holding the Stanley Cup in 1958.
December 29, 1997. Circa 1870 lithograph of chickens of all kinds.
December 28, 1846. Agricultural advertisement showing the busy and varied activities of the Victorian farming era in the U.S. MidWest, including Iowa.
December 26, 1919. Sheet music for one of Harry Frazee’s stage productions from the 1910s.
December 25, 1826. Santa Claus brings eggnog cheer to all, including frustrated young cadets.
December 24, 1871. Painting by De Leftwich Dodge of a dramatic desert set for the opera Aida, 1899.
December 23. In Annapolis, Maryland General George Washington resigns as Commander-In-Chief in 1783.
December 23, 1783. Tobacco crate label featuring George Washington at home at Mt. Vernon, circa 1870.
December 22, 1937. Postcard of vehicles navigating the Holland Tunnel in New York City, circa 1930.
December 20, 1861. Confederate five dollar bill, still good in South Carolina.