Did you know that over 2,400 items related to Thanksgiving reside at the DPLA? From Thanksgiving menus from hotels and restaurants across this great land to Thanksgiving postcards to images of the fortunate and less fortunate taking part in Thanksgiving day festivities.
Here’s just a taste of Thanksgiving at the Digital Public Library of America.
Enjoy and and have a Happy Thanksgiving!
|Thanksgiving Day, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1907|
|Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1932 Photograph by Alexander Alland|
|Japanese Internment Camp – Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. One of the floats in the Thanksgiving day Harvest Festival, 11/26/1942|
|Annual Presentation of Thanksgiving Turkey, 11/16/1967 . Then President Lyndon Baines Johnson presiding|
|A man with an axe in the midst of a flock of turkeys. Greenville North Carolina,1965|
|Woman carries Thanksgiving turkey at Thresher & Kelley Market, Faneuil Hall in Boston, 1952. Photograph by Leslie Jones|
|Thanksgiving Dinner Menu. Hotel Scenley, Pittsburgh, PA. 1900|
|More than 100 wounded African American soldiers, sailors, marines and Coast Guardsmen were feted by The Equestriennes, a group of Government Girls, at an annual Thanksgiving dinner at Lucy D. Slowe Hall, Washington, D. C., Photograph by Helen Levitt, 1944.|
|Volunteers of America Thanksgiving, 22 November 1956. Thanksgiving dinner line in front of Los Angeles Street Post door|