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Thanksgiving in American Memory

features photographs and discussions, poems, proclamations, and other material related to the holiday. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

On September 28, 1863, magazine editor Sarah Hale wrote a letter to President Abraham Lincoln encouraging him to proclaim a national Thanksgiving Day. This was part of Hale's 17-year campaign to establish Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday.
A Detail of a Photographic Reproduction of J.L.G. Ferris's Early-20th Century Painting, 'First Thanksgiving.'

First Thanksgiving


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