Perpetual Christmas by Juanita S. Tucker, 1934

Perpetual Christmas by Juanita S. Tucker, 1934

Source

State Library of Florida: Florida Collection, 975.924-T891 01

Description

This booklet includes the history of Christmas, Florida, and information about the post office in the town. Christmas was established in 1837 as Fort Christmas. When the post office was established in 1892, the town's name was changed to Christmas.

Date

1934

Creator

Tucker, Juanita Smith, 1907-2008

Format

Booklets

Coverage

Depression Era Florida (1926-1940)

General Note

Juanita S. Tucker served as postmistress at the Christmas post office for 42 years (1932-1974). She was appointed by President Herbert Hoover to the position. Her mother-in-law, Mrs. L.O. Tucker, had held the same position from 1914-1932.