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Researching the Holidays

Interested in learning more about North American and world holidays and festivals? Holidays like Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah are well known, but the study of lesser-known holidays and festivals can also be accomplished using the library’s resources.

New Old-Fashioned Ways: Holidays and Popular Culture
by Jack Santino

The Folklore of World Holidays
by Robert Griffin and Ann H. Shurgin

The Folklore of American Holidays
by Hennig Cohen and Tristram Potter Coffin

Holiday Symbols and Customs: A Guide to the Legend and Lore…
by Helene Henderson