Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- Pilgrims and Thanksgiving [November 2008]

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at Quincy University

 

The following are resources selected from the Library of Congress on a specific topic.

Pilgrims
&
Thanksgiving

 

Massasoit and his warriors. (1857). from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.   http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2005688547/

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State of New-Hampshire Proclamation for Thanksgiving (1782)

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Thanksgiving in American Memory: Founders Give Thanks

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First Thanksgiving Celebrated Claims

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Thanksgiving Celebrated

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Thanksgiving Remembered

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Poarch Creek Indians

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Thanksgiving Poem

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First Thanksgiving: LOC Wise Guide

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Thanksgiving Primary Source Set

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When is Thanksgiving Again?

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The first Thanksgiving 1621 (1932)

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Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Georgia, Thursday, Nov. 27(1863)

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Castle Garden - their first Thanksgiving dinner (1884)

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Thanksgiving Turkey (1900)

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Thanksgiving (1919)

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President harding should wo[rry?] about the high cost of turkey - [ano]ther Thanksgiving gobbler arrived [a]t the White House today (1921)

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The Smith family of New hampshire preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving Day dinner (1941)

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Family at Thanksgiving dinner with father carving turkey; all are intently watching football on television (1949)

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Why do turkeys have dark and white meat? (Mysteries)

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Thanksgiving Timeline

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A Proclamation for a Publick Thanksgiving

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Please let us enjoy the [turkey] before the [Christmas tree] (1975 picture)

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First Thanksgiving (between 1900 and 1920)

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A Thanksgiving ghost

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Over-indulgence--a spoiled Thanksgiving (1896)

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Turkey, pumpkins, and Thanksgiving dinner

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Topics in Chronicling America - Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving - taking home turkies from raffle (1912)

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A festive moment : Thanksgiving Day

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The Youth's Companion, Thanksgiving number

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Some punkins : a Thanksgiving ballad

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A Pilgrim's Progress

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The "General Fundamentals" of the Plymouth Colony

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Bank note illustration showing the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth

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Bank note vignettes showing pilgrims, Christopher Columbus, and possibly other explorers landing in America on board ship

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My New England home Words & music by L. Wade / T. Sinclair's lith., Phila.

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Plymouth Rock, in front of Pilgrim Hall, "1834"

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Pilgrims going to church

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Pilgrims going to church (1893)

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How did the squash get its name?