Third graders from Mrs. Fred Sang's class at Pleasant Valley School sing Christmas carols in December 1971. Mrs. Sang leads the choir, which toured several nursing homes. Gazette file photo
Schenectady school children show off holiday arts and crafts work during the 1950s. Photo courtesy Efner History Center, City Hall.
Reid White Jr., top right, president of the Schenectady NAACP, helps student volunteers prepare for the 1971 holiday season. Ready with clothes, toys and food are, from left, Willie Barker, Clifford Hicks, Earl Pittman and Bernard Carey. Gazette file photo
School children celebrate with Santa Claus during a 1951 Christmas party. Photo courtesy Efner History Center, City Hall.