Here's what Christmas in Arizona looked like 100 years ago

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 1:13pm
Updated: Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

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Sativa Peterson
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Sativa Peterson is the news content program manager at the State of Arizona Research Library.

As we head right into the holidays, let’s take a look back at Christmases past, Arizona-style.

Sativa Peterson is the news content program manager for the state’s research library, and she’s usually digging through the archives to find out more about historic events.

The Show spoke with her to learn what the holiday season looked like in Arizona 100 years ago.

Menu for the ostrich dinner at New Palace Cafeteria 1914
Arizona Memory Project
Menu for the ostrich dinner at New Palace Cafeteria that appeared in the Arizona Republican on Dec. 24, 1914.

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