Cleveland Christmas Memories Looking Back at Holidays Past

Cleveland Christmas Memories Looking Back At Holidays Past Books Author Gail Ghetia Bellamy What Made Christmas Extra Special To A Cleveland Kid Come Relive Some Of Your Fondest Moments.Seeing Mr Jingeling The Keeper Of Santa S Keys On TV Or In Person At Halle S Gazing At The Giant Sterling Lindner Tree Stopping At Higbee S Downstairs Frosty Bar For Sweet Relief After The Long Line To See Santa Ice Skating On Public Square A Dazzling And Elegant Cleveland Orchestra Concert At Severance Hall Mouthwatering Treats From Hough Bakery And Traditional Ethnic Flavors From The Local Market The Brilliant Holiday Lighting Display At GE S Nela Park.Join In As Dozens Of Northeast Ohioans Share Their Personal Stories Of Christmas Past Includes Recollections Of People Who Made Christmas Happen, Too Former Santas, Retail Window Dressers, Entertainers, And Of Course Parents.Cleveland Christmas Memories Looking Back at Holidays Past

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  • Paperback
  • 125 pages
  • Cleveland Christmas Memories Looking Back at Holidays Past
  • Gail Ghetia Bellamy
  • English
  • 03 September 2017
  • 9781938441080

10 thoughts on “Cleveland Christmas Memories Looking Back at Holidays Past

  1. says:

    For Clevelanders of a certain age, Cleveland Christmas Memories is a love letter to some of the long gone, but not quite forgotten holiday traditions in and around Cleveland Bellamy shares her personal experiences as well as the memories of dozens of fellow northeast Ohioans These, combined with a wealth ...

  2. says:

    The New Year continues on a good literary note with this collection of Christmas memories from Cleveland area residents Many of the memories described are about a decade or before my time, but I enjoyed reading about them Indeed, I can picture this as a good book to read in schools It would be a great way to teach about local history, local traditions and spur students to share their own memories and get family members to tell about their special holiday moments The memories vary people who worked at department stores, as Santa, who were children, who were parents, authors, local celebrities and reminisce about Christmas in Cleveland Most of the memories range from the 1950s to the 1970s A couple were sad Neil Zurcher of One Tank Trip fame shared his memory of seeing a family who had just been evicted on Christmas Eve That was the saddest story by far But most are sweet and sentimental, and several are hilarious One of the funniest stories was from a woman who once let her 2 year old daughter try to help make Christmas cookies I probably don t even need to say this, but no, it did not end well Cleveland is home to many ethnic groups, especially Slavic, Polish and Italian In addition, Cleveland had its share of unique traditions, including Mr Jingeling, the Keeper of The Keys This fictional ...

  3. says:

    Native Clevelander, Gail Ghetia Bellamy, collected hundreds of stories from those who lived in Cleveland from the 1940 s on and put them together in this great book It s a glossy oversized paperback that feels like a scrapbook of Cleveland in the 1950 s and 60 s Along with the hundreds of stories from the people who lived and worked here there are over 200 photos that add to the eye catching layouts If you know of a Clevelander from that era or even a little later this is an easy gift choice It will sit out and be looked at all year round.As a somewhat new Clevelander, we moved here in 2000, I thought it was a fun look back at the days when downtown was THE place to be at Christmas, with its huge department stores and window displays Our new casino is housed in the old Higbee department store so it was fun to see the pictures of a different...

  4. says:

    Amazing pictures some of which I d already seen in a book called Cleveland Department Stores or something to that effect This included personal pictures from the author and her family which look a lot like picture...

  5. says:

    This was an enjoyable journey to the past Several of the things pictured and discussed were part of my childhood, growing up in the Cleveland area If you have a similar background you would enjoy going on this trip back in time to the land of Mr Jingeling.

  6. says:

    To help you get in the holiday spirit.

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