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Item 35187

Thanksgiving in Turner, 1923

Contributed by: Turner Museum and Historical Society

Date: 1923

Location: Turner

Media: Photographic print

Item 36312

Elias Thomas family, Portland, ca. 1909

Contributed by: An individual through Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1909

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 72

Thanksgiving Day at Casco Street School, Portland, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1922

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

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Home for Thanksgiving, 1898

Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.