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American Holidays & Culture

an overview of primary sources at WU Libraries Special Collections about American festivals, celebrations, and holidays, with an emphasis on St. Louis.

Holidays on WUSTL Campus

May Fete, St. Fatima's Day & St. Patrick's Day

  • Volkman Files (not online), Box 07, May Day / May Fete programs and clippings (1911-1943, non-consecutive)
Greeting Cards & Parties
WU Anniversaries

Celebrations of Holidays in St. Louis

Christmas (post WW-II)

4th of July
19th Century Fairs
Gay Pride Parades

Visual Culture of US Holidays

Articles, Fiction, and Images about US Holidays & Traditions
Greeting and Holiday Card
Jewish Holidays & Traditions

Online Primary Sources