Historical Newspaper Reports on the Origins, History and Traditions of Easter Sunday – The British Newspaper Archive Blog

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Historical Newspaper Reports on the Origins, History and Traditions of Easter Sunday

To celebrate Easter Sunday, here is a gallery of newspaper stories that report on the origins, history and culture of this special day.

We especially liked reading about the origins and history of Easter Eggs, and how Easter Sunday is celebrated in France, Germany and by the White House in Washington DC.

Sheffield Evening Telegraph – Saturday 29 March 1902

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000276/19020329/003/0002

Evening Telegraph – Thursday 16 April 1908

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19080416/131/0006

Grantham Journal – Saturday 01 April 1899

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000400/18990401/059/0003

Tamworth Herald – Saturday 24 March 1934

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000484/19340324/123/0008

Western Daily Press – Tuesday 26 March 1940

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000513/19400326/053/0006

Cheltenham Looker-On – Saturday 03 April 1915

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000506/19150403/004/0006

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