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Thanksgiving : an illustrated history

Author: John Wesley Thomas; Sandra Lynn Thomas
Publisher: Atglen, Pa. : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"There's nothing like enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving, the oldest American holiday, with nostalgic memories of family gatherings around the dining room table. See how illustrators have portrayed this day of thanks through the years. More than 700 illustrated newspapers, magazine covers, postcards, and prints trace this holiday's history from the Pilgrims' first observance to the present. Included are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Animated television programs
Animated films
Caricatures and cartoons
History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Thomas; Sandra Lynn Thomas
ISBN: 9780764338298 0764338293
OCLC Number: 756867644
Notes: "There's nothing like enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving, the oldest American holiday, with nostalgic memories of family gatherings around the dining room table. See how illustrators have portrayed this day of thanks through the years. More than 700 illustrated newspapers, magazine covers, postcards, and prints trace this holiday's history from the Pilgrims' first observance to the present. Included are vintage postcards and well-known publications like Life, The Ladies' Home Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, and Harper's Weekly. History lovers and collectors will find this a wonderful resource and an entertaining look back at days gone-by."--Provided by publisher.
Description: 159, [1] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The pilgrims' progress --
A historical perspective --
The illustrated newspaper --
Illustrated magazine covers --
Illustrated postcards --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: John Wesley Thomas & Sandra Lynn Thomas ; foreword by Daniel Zimmer.

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"There's nothing like enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving, the oldest American holiday, with nostalgic memories of family gatherings around the dining room table. See how illustrators have portrayed this day of thanks through the years. More than 700 illustrated newspapers, magazine covers, postcards, and prints trace this holiday's history from the Pilgrims' first observance to the present. Included are vintage postcards and well-known publications like Life, The Ladies' Home Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, and Harper's Weekly. History lovers and collectors will find this a wonderful resource and an entertaining look back at days gone-by."--Provided by publisher.

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