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Thanksgiving Family Photos

Thanksgiving family photos & traditions

In the United States, the tradition of Thanksgiving is traced back to the early 1600's and a celebration with Native Americans. Around the world, however, there has been a tradition for centuries of celebrating the blessings of a good harvest. Good & plentiful food, friends and family are the only requirements for a good Thanksgiving.

Sometimes, however, not only food and love are the hallmarks of a great Thanksgiving. Look through these old photos and see if you can recognize some of these Thanksgiving traditions!

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Taken at Landis Home, Neffsville, PA US in .
Thanksgiving dinner at the house of Earle Landis of Neffsville, Pennsylvania.
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Rear view of 3 unknown men, each carrying a turkey over his shoulder, on... more
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People shopping for Thanksgiving in 1919. Not quite your modern supermarket!
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Taken at Fincham Home, Silver Spring, MD USA in .
The Wayman Fincham family of Maryland celebrating Thanksgiving in 1942. The... more
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Thanksgiving maskers were children who dressed up on the last Thursday of... more
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An illustration of Thanksgiving 1896 by Alice Barber Stephens titled... more
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Taken at 63rd St Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn, NY USA in .
Chaplin, Czaplicki Joseph E Sr. Father of Joseph Chaplin. Name was... more
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Taken at Alfcamp, Ellizabeth, NJ USA in .
A woman sitting on her porch plucking the Thanksgiving turkey while a man... more
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Taken in San Bruno, CA USA.
My grandparents dressed as pilgrims at Thanksgiving in San Bruno, California!... more
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Taken in Salisbury, Wicomico County, MD United States in .
Found the photo in an old book, and it has the studio marking of Henry E.... more
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Maloff Family at dinner at Thanksgiving in Los Angeles, CA circa 1951. No... more
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"He also serves who stands and waits" on sign; "income yielding bonds and... more
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