The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
OUR FAMILY PUTS A MANGER WITH CHRIST CHILD, VIRGIN MARY, JOSEPH, WISE
MEN AND ANIMALS UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE EVERY YEAR.
AS FAR AS I KNOW THEIR PARENTS HAVE DONE THE SAME SINCE IN THIS
COUNTRY. CAN REMEMBER DOING IT SINCE I'VE BEEN A CHILD IN JERSEY
CITY, NEW JERSEY.
Where learned: NEW JERSEY, ASSUMED
|Subject headings:||CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Manger scenes|
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Christmas tree
Date learned: NOT RECORDED BY THE COLLECTOR