Johnson City 150th Anniversary
Today in Johnson City History: December 5
Dec 5, 2018 at 6:15 AM
Dec. 5, 1907: Children’s letters to Santa Claus, as printed in The Comet, an early Johnson City weekly newspaper, reveals their wishes for such Christmas goodies as fruit, oranges, nuts and other foods. Dolls and books were also popular items. A little boy asked for a Billy goat wagon, while a little girl wished for gloves and brown hair ribbons.