"Christmas Past" is a scene of downtown Cedarburg in 1956. The picture was originally published in the Cedarburg News. Next it was awarded first prize in the pictorial category of the Wisconsin Press Photographer's annual photo contest. In 1994 it was published in a Pat Ross book entitled "Remembering Main Street." Lastly, in 1995 it became the feature photograph in the book "Cedarburg 1946 - 1964 Photographs by Harold C. Dobberpuhl.