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24 Classic Photos Of Thanksgiving Day Through The Years

Thanksgiving is approaching fast. Have you made your plans for the big day? As you munch upon the delicious turkey and enjoy mashed potatoes. Here are most iconic photos of Thanksgiving over the years.

 

24 Classic Photos Of Thanksgiving Day Through The Years

24 Classic Photos Of Thanksgiving Day Through The Years

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1. Soldiers munching on Thanksgiving in New York City after World War 1, 1918 A.D.

1. Soldiers munching on Thanksgiving in New York City after World War 1, 1918 A.D.

2. An old woman receives her Thanksgiving ration of food in New York during the Great depression, 1930 A.D.

2. An old woman receives her Thanksgiving ration of food in New York during the Great depression, 1930 A.D.

3. American actress Joan Crawford celebrates Thanksgiving by carving her turkey for a publicity shot, c. 1930.

3. American actress Joan Crawford celebrates Thanksgiving by carving her turkey for a publicity shot, c. 1930.

4. The US troops at Westminster Cathedral during Thanksgiving service, c. 1940.

4. The US troops at Westminster Cathedral during Thanksgiving service, c. 1940.

This was the first time when Thanksgiving was celebrated in London.

5. A US Soldier loves distributing his candy ration to a group of children in London on Thanksgiving. 

5. A US Soldier loves distributing his candy ration to a group of children in London on Thanksgiving. 

I guess, the boy behind the soldier is not so impressed.

6. Citizens of Massachusetts recreated the event from 1620 when the Pilgrim Fathers settled in the New World, c. 1950.

6. Citizens of Massachusetts recreated the event from 1620 when the Pilgrim Fathers settled in the New World, c. 1950.

7. In Thanksgiving parade, a large spaceman-shaped balloon was paraded in New York, 1952 A.D.

7. In Thanksgiving parade, a large spaceman-shaped balloon was paraded in New York, 1952 A.D.

8. An American housewife bastes the Turkey while her two soon look on, 1955 A.D.

8. An American housewife bastes the Turkey while her two soon look on, 1955 A.D.

9. A Thanksgiving Parade in New York. The first time when Popeye Enters, 1960 A.D.

9. A Thanksgiving Parade in New York. The first time when Popeye Enters, 1960 A.D.

10. There is no doubt in this that it was the biggest record-setter alligator in the West-Central zone.

10. There is no doubt in this that it was the biggest record-setter alligator in the West-Central zone.

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11. Kids Cheer as they watch Thanksgiving Parade Near Times Square, New York, 1961 A.D.

11. Kids Cheer as they watch Thanksgiving Parade Near Times Square, New York, 1961 A.D.

12. Balloon Shaped Bullwinkle floats above a Thanksgiving day parade in New York, 1961 A.D.

12. Balloon Shaped Bullwinkle floats above a Thanksgiving day parade in New York, 1961 A.D.

13. Disney Character Goofy makes its appearance in the Thanksgiving parade, 1992 A.D.

13. Disney Character Goofy makes its appearance in the Thanksgiving parade, 1992 A.D.

14. Volunteers distribute food to victims of Hurricane Andrew in Homestead, Florida. 

14. Volunteers distribute food to victims of Hurricane Andrew in Homestead, Florida. 

Different charities donated 900 take-home Thanksgiving meals to area residents. 1992 A.D.

15. Four-year-old Misael Rojas carries his family's Thanksgiving turkey. His town was struck with Hurricane Andrew.

15. Four-year-old Misael Rojas carries his family's Thanksgiving turkey. His town was struck with Hurricane Andrew.

16. New York City police rush to help Pink Panther Balloon as it collapses because of the high winds (45mph) at 71st Macy's Thanksgiving parade, 1997 A.D.

16. New York City police rush to help Pink Panther Balloon as it collapses because of the high winds (45mph) at 71st Macy's Thanksgiving parade, 1997 A.D.

17. Volunteers at Food and Friends preparing Thanksgiving dinners for people living with HIV/AIDS, 1999 A.D.

17. Volunteers at Food and Friends preparing Thanksgiving dinners for people living with HIV/AIDS, 1999 A.D.

18. Members of homeless community dine at Thanksgiving meal served by celebrities at Los Angeles, 1999 A.D.

18. Members of homeless community dine at Thanksgiving meal served by celebrities at Los Angeles, 1999 A.D.

19. Missing these prices? A motorist pumps gasoline with a price of $1.32 in Illinois. 

19. Missing these prices? A motorist pumps gasoline with a price of $1.32 in Illinois. 

It was the largest two-week drop in almost a year on Thanksgiving, 2002 A.D.

20. Kindergarten students wearing costumes describing Native Americans and pilgrims eat during Thanksgiving eve lunch at New York, 2003 A.D.

20. Kindergarten students wearing costumes describing Native Americans and pilgrims eat during Thanksgiving eve lunch at New York, 2003 A.D.

21. Spongebob enters the Thanksgiving Parade, 2004 A.D.

21. Spongebob enters the Thanksgiving Parade, 2004 A.D.

22. Beautiful proposal: Russell Greller proposes to his fiancee, Sarah Dowling, in the middle of Times Square before the start of the parade, 2004 A.D.

22. Beautiful proposal: Russell Greller proposes to his fiancee, Sarah Dowling, in the middle of Times Square before the start of the parade, 2004 A.D.

23. Girls dressed as pilgrims sing during a special Thanksgiving mass at Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Church in Boston's Neighborhood, 2005 A.D.

23. Girls dressed as pilgrims sing during a special Thanksgiving mass at Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Church in Boston's Neighborhood, 2005 A.D.

24. The US flag flies next to a memorial for the US soldiers killed in Iraq at a protest camp. 

24. The US flag flies next to a memorial for the US soldiers killed in Iraq at a protest camp. 

The protestors celebrated Thanksgiving with a meal in solidarity with the Iraqi People. 

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