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The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree : the history & lore of the world's most famous evergreen

Author: Nancy Armstrong; Alexandra Lewis
Publisher: Kennebunkport, Me. : Cider Mill, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed. ; 2009 edView all editions and formats
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Even before the building was finished, New York City's Rockefeller Center had its first Christmas tree. This book provides background on how the tree is chosen, cut, transported, and decorated, as well as fun facts: it now has LED lights and, after the holiday, its lumber is used for a Habitat for Humanity house. Traces the history of at least one pine from each decade that ended up as one of New York's most popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Armstrong; Alexandra Lewis
ISBN: 9781604331202 1604331208
OCLC Number: 313658925
Notes: "2009 ed."--Jacket.
Description: 141 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The beginning --
A tradition is born --
A tradition matures --
Tradition and prosperity --
Keeping up with tradition --
Tradition goes green --
Men of tradition --
Tradition in the modern era --
Tradition today --
The future.
Responsibility: by Nancy Armstrong ; edited by Alexandra Lewis.

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Even before the building was finished, New York City's Rockefeller Center had its first Christmas tree. This book provides background on how the tree is chosen, cut, transported, and decorated, as well as fun facts: it now has LED lights and, after the holiday, its lumber is used for a Habitat for Humanity house. Traces the history of at least one pine from each decade that ended up as one of New York's most popular tourist attractions. -- Publisher info.

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