President Harry S. Truman, Christmas 1952

Remarks Upon Lighting the National Community Christmas Tree. December 24, 1952 My fellow Americans: As we light this National Christmas tree tonight, here on the White House lawn-as all of us light our own Christmas trees in our own homes–we remember another night long ago. Then a Child was born in a stable. A star […]

U.S. Continental Congress Thanksgiving Resolution, October 18, 1780.

United States. Continental Congress. Resolution setting apart a day of Thanksgiving and prayer. October 18, 1780. Whereas it becomes us humbly to approach the throne of Almighty God, with gratitude and praise for the wonders which his goodness has wrought in conducting our forefathers to this western world; for his protection to them and to […]