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Catalog Number 2015.14.2
Title A Christmas Folly of '49
Collection General Collection
Object Type Poem
Date 1949
Description/Scope & Content Christmas folly, or poem, issued by Harry R. Houston for Christmas 1949, entitled: "A Christmas Fo'lly of '49: A Half Century or More from 1899 to 1949." The poem includes sections on Houston's family, home at 60 Columbia Ave., friends and neighbors in Hampton, Hampton churches, fraternal organizations, civic clubs, neighborhoods, and Houston's past associations at Fincastle and Hampden-Sydney College. The poem is printed on a folded sheet of letter-size paper, with the poem surrounded by images of Hampton scenes.
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People Houston, Harry Rutherford
Topics Civic groups/clubs
Religion/Churches
Place Names District08--Downtown
Site--Victoria Blvd. Historic District
Structure--Columbia Ave. #60