A Parade of Thanksgiving Goodness at the Digital Public Library of America November 26, 2014 – Posted in: Content, In the Stacks, Libraries, Photography – Tags: DPLA, thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1907
Did you know that over 2400 items related to Thanksgiving reside at the DPLA?
From Thanksgiving menu’s 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!
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
Bernhardt Wall for Ullman Manufacturing Co., 1907
More than 100 wounded Negro 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
This post first appeared on the blog of the Digital Public Library of America. It is part of a new collaboration between Book Patrol and the DPLA where in the coming weeks and months we will scour the vast holdings within the DPLA to bring you a sampling of material from some of the greatest repositories this country has to offer.