"A Charlie Brown Christmas" Sound Recording and Book, 1977

Summary

The television special "A Charlie Brown Christmas" first aired on December 9, 1965. It was one of the most watched shows on TV up until that time and one of the top-rated Christmas specials of all time. This 1977 set, including a read-along storybook and play-along 45 rpm record, was designed to give children a head start in reading.

The television special "A Charlie Brown Christmas" first aired on December 9, 1965. It was one of the most watched shows on TV up until that time and one of the top-rated Christmas specials of all time. This 1977 set, including a read-along storybook and play-along 45 rpm record, was designed to give children a head start in reading.

Artifact

Children's book

Date Made

1977

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2002.130.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Plastic

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7.25 in  (Book)

Width: 7.25 in  (Book)

Diameter: 6.875 in  (Phonograph record)

Inscriptions

on front: READ-ALONG BOOK & RECORD / The Charlie Brown Record Company Presents / A Charlie Brown Christmas / by Charles M. Schulz

Connect 3

Discover curious connections between artifacts.

Learn More