Happy Thanksgiving

23 Nov

Woman in corn field, surrounded by harvest vegetable crops, holding a live turkey, Georgia, 1930s

Man holds an axe, looking down at turkeys in front of him, November 1940

Thanksgiving food donation display, 1970

Thanksgiving food donation cornucopia, 1970

Parade float with live turkey dressed as Miss America, named the Turkey Queen, Molena, Georgia, 1940s

Earliest known Thanksgiving proclamation issued in Georgia, November 1954

All photos from the GSU photographs special collections.

Previously: Hot trainny mess

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