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LIers enjoy Christmas in the 1950s
A picture of an 11-year-old girl in a holiday dress posing with her sister clutching a porcelain doll, hangs from a wall at the entrance of an exhibit at the Southampton Historical Museum.
That girl is Mary Cummings, an archivist at the museum, posing in a family photo with her younger sister, Laura, on Christmas Day in 1950.
The museum’s exhibit, “A 1950s Christmas in Southampton,”...