1. A Thanksgiving meal from farm to table
Our ancestors either shot one, took one from their own poultry stock or bought one in a setting like this.
They were also available in city butcher shops. The Bain News Agency took this image circa 1900-1910. It’s a great everyday scene captured by them for a newspaper. Read more about this photo here.
2. Doing mother’s Thanksgiving shopping.
3. Thanksgiving Day Masquerade
According to Greg Young, author of the Bowery Boys: New York City History blog and podcast, this dress-up once was part of a Thanksgiving event. Read more about Thanksgiving masquerades.