A Parade of Thanksgiving Goodness at the Digital Public Library of America

Thanksgiving Raphael Tuck & Sons - CopyThanksgiving 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!

Thanksgiving Macy's Parade 1932Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1932 Photograph by Alexander Alland

Thanksgiving Gila Relocation CampJapanese Internment Camp – Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. One of the floats in the Thanksgiving day Harvest Festival, 11/26/1942

Thanksgiving LBJ - CopyAnnual Presentation of Thanksgiving Turkey, 11/16/1967 . Then President Lyndon Baines Johnson presiding

Thanksgiving Ax manA man with an axe in the midst of a flock of turkeys. Greenville North Carolina,1965

Thanksgiving woman carries turkeyWoman carries Thanksgiving turkey at Thresher & Kelley Market, Faneuil Hall in Boston, 1952. Photograph by Leslie Jones

Thanksgiving DINNER HOTEL SCHENLEY PITTSBURGH, PA - CopyThanksgiving Dinner Menu. Hotel Scenley, Pittsburgh, PA. 1900

Thanksgiving Bernhardt Wall pcardBernhardt Wall for Ullman Manufacturing Co., 1907

Thanksgiving Wounded Negro Soldiers 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_1956Volunteers 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.