Happy Thanksgiving!

A man carries a turkey slung over his shoulder
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress on Flickr Commons

We rather enjoyed this history of Thanksgiving, and thought you might as well.

Pleck, Elizabeth. “The making of the domestic occasion: the history of Thanksgiving in the United States.”Journal of Social History. Journal of Social History. 1999.

Wishing you a warm and delicious one,

The SSRC Staff


Author: Jessica Speer

As the Research Specialist at SSRC, Jessica edits re/search, consults with faculty, and conducts SSRC research projects. She is interested in questions of information management, preservation, communication, and dissemination.

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