15 November 2015

Vintage Thanksgiving Photographs

Over the years, Thanksgiving celebrations have changed. If you've read Betty Smith's classic A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, you may remember Francie and Neely going out playing "ragamuffin" on Thanksgiving. Here are photos of the real thing:

Thanksgiving Masquers in 1911

Additional Photos of Thanksgiving Masquers

In the 1920s, the Macy's parade began:

Vintage Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photos

More Macy's Parade Photos

Amusing Photos of Macy's Parade Balloons

More black-and-white Thanksgiving photographs:

Little Girl and Thanksgiving Turkeys

Smithsonian Vintage Thanksgiving Photos

Classic Black-and-White Thanksgiving


Editor@YosemiteGazette.com said...

Can I use your photograph of the little girl in the cart with the two turkeys in harness, if I give credit to the blog on our Facebook page? https://www.facebook.com/YosemiteGazette/?ref=hl Need to know ASAP? Thanks, Michael Gahagan

Linda said...

I got that from a page of vintage postcards. I don't own it.