Thanksgiving Photos From the Past Century

Thanksgiving is nearly here, pies are in the oven, frozen turkeys are thawing, pilgrim hats are being made, parade balloons prepared, and friends and family are on the road. Today I thought it would be fun to take a look back at archival images of Thanksgiving traditions and celebrations from the past—from odd traditions that involved costume-wearing children to those more familiar like presidential turkey pardoning, turkey dinners, and Thanksgiving Day parades.

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