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A Parade of Thanksgiving Goodness at the Digital Public Library of America November 26, 2014 – Posted in: Content, In the Stacks, Libraries, Photography

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…

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Happy Thanksgiving and some gift help for the holiday season! November 28, 2013 – Posted in: Bookselling / Collecting, Comics / Cartoons

Proclamation of Thanksgiving by Abraham Lincoln, 1863 Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends in the U.S. and we wish everyone, wherever you are, a peaceful holiday season. While you are enjoying the festivities here are a few Thanksgiving-related goodies from the book world. Above is  the original proclamation “For a Day of Thanksgiving, Praise and Prayer.” A new national holiday declared by Abraham Lincoln in 1863! And who knew L. Frank Baum produced a 27-part comic strip series, Queer…

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