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Thanksgiving


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Thanksgiving Day traces this holiday back to the Puritan colonists of 1621 Plymouth, Massachusetts. Learn about the history and evolution of this day of giving thanks for a bountiful harvest and good...  (Library of Congress)
Get Your Kids Involved with Thanksgiving Cooking suggests how to make the autumn feast a family affair. Children can help in various ways, from planning the meal to cleaning up afterward...  (Multiple Agencies)
Thanksgiving in North America: From Local Harvests to National Holiday looks at the history of Thanksgiving and provides a collection of paintings and images...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Thanksgiving: Facts for Feaures forecasts the bounty of this year's autumn harvest. Find out the number of turkeys; pounds of cranberries, sweet potatoes, pumpkins; and volume of wheat and snap (green) beans the...  (U.S. Census Bureau)
Congress Establishes Thanksgiving describes the various resolutions and proclamations that established and shaped Thanksgiving...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
In Congress Assembled: Continuity and Change in the Governing of the United States provides lesson plans on the Constitution, Bill of Rights, issues that confronted the first Congress, and broadsides from the Continental Congress calling for special days of...  (Library of Congress)
Thanksgiving in American Memory features photographs and discussions, poems, proclamations, and other material related to the holiday...  (Library of Congress)
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