Robert J. Myers with the Editors of Hallmark Cards – 400 pages – hard cover – dusk jacket – 1972c
Why do we wear new clothes at Eastr? Where di the jack-0′-lantern come from? How did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland? The answer to these and a thousand other questions about our celebrations of holidays and special days in the life of one year are disclosed in this little volume. These special days are not just the produce of a greeting card company when we know that our ancestors in 1769 celebrated “Forefathers’ Day” to commemorate the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth. Americans love holidays and special times of the year. Here is full understanding of those days and times.