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Vintage Thanksgiving Postcard

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This painting is one of a series called "The Four Freedoms", done by Norman Rockwell in 1943. This painting - "Freedom from Want" - has become an iconic image.

American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell

It's evident that dismissing Norman Rockwell as "merely" an illustrator is foolish. He captured life in the United States through bad times (the Great Depression and World War II) and good (the idyllic 50s), and, with the onset of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s, uncomfortable and unjust. He did this with an unsparing, albeit often-humorous eye and perfect technical skills.

Thanksgiving Proclamation Printable... I'm sharing an excerpt of Abraham Lincoln's proclamation and it's free.

Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation Printable

Thanksgiving Proclamation Printable... I'm sharing an excerpt of Abraham Lincoln's proclamation and it's free.

The First Thanksgiving: Voyage on the Mayflower...an interactive Scholastic website.  Take the journey on the Mayflower and tour the ship. Site also includes a teacher's guide, free printables, theater ideas, and a Thanksgiving vocabulary guide.

The First Thanksgiving: Voyage on the Mayflower

This content resource provides information about voyage of the Mayflower. Tour the ship or relive the Pilgrims' journey.

Snoopy through the window of the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1988  Elliott Erwitt

Blue Ruins

3wings: “ Snoopy through the window of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1988 Elliott Erwitt ”

Vintage 1934, Mickey Mouse, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NYC, www.RevWill.com

9 Vintage Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloons

In the future wasteland of post-apocalyptic America, survivors will be able to track ancient popular culture based on these photos alone. Does it look like Mickey snorted a line before the parade to anyone else?

The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trip Video Webcast and Letters Signup

The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow

Sign up to receive letters from a fictional pilgrim character and Native American emailed to you.

Snoopy first appeared in 1968. Since then he has been the most featured character in Thanksgiving Day Parade history, proving somethings never really change. | Everything You Didn’t Know About The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Snoopy first appeared in 1968. Since then he has been the most featured character in Thanksgiving Day Parade history, proving some things never really change.

Starting with the fact that it's not the world's oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade. That honor would belong to Philadelphia.

True Thanksgiving Story: an early Thanksgiving really inspires gratitude and reminds us of our blessings. When faced with terrible hardship, the Pilgrims never lost their gratitude attitude. Read the 1-minute devotion for more details.

5 Kernels of Corn

a 1-minute devotion that inspires, encourages, trains and challenges Bible-believing Christians. Accurate Bible study.

Proclamation of Thanksgiving, signed by Abraham Lincoln * Thanking Almighty GOD! *

President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation: The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To thes…

The First Thanksgiving: Myth or Fact. We all know the story, right? Or do we? Have your teens dig into American History this Thanksgiving to discover the real story of the First Thanksgiving.

The First Thanksgiving: Myth or Fact

The First Thanksgiving. We all know the story, right? We heard it in school, when we were kids. We learned, in 1621, after a brutal winter, the Pilgrims were nice enough to invite their friends, the Indians,

Vintage TV Dinner Ads For National Frozen Food Day COME TO OUR STORE AND TRY TO FIND THESE VINTAGE ADS! $3 EACH OR 2 FOR $5!!

Vintage TV Dinner Ads For National Frozen Food Day

Today is National Frozen Food Day. Since I have no idea what that means either, here's some vintage ads for TV dinners with as much mystery to the meat as to today's holiday.

PLIMOTH PLANTATION: VIRTUAL FIELDTRIP: SCHOLASTIC: The Pilgrims and Wampanoag discuss their lives, their collaboration, and the first Thanksgiving. For more great Thanksgiving teaching resources visit www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving

Plimoth Plantation: Virtual Field Trip

Thanksgiving virtual field trip featuring Pilgrims and the Native American Wampanoag, discussing their lives, their collaboration, and the first Thanksgiving...

He really didn’t see it coming! | 13 Bizarre Vintage Thanksgiving Pinups

He really didn't see it coming!

Because we all need a reminder that Thanksgiving is a really sexy holiday.

A quick stroll through the helium-filled history of everyone's favorite parade.

The History of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

A quick stroll through the helium-filled history of everyone's favorite parade.