A Hundred-Year-Old Thanksgiving Picture Story: The Turkey and her Haughty Cousins

19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today: 

Friday, November 27, 1914: <<no entry>>

Source: Good Housekeeping (November, 1911)
Source: Good Housekeeping (November, 1911)

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

Thanksgiving, 1914 has already come and gone; but, since this is Thanksgiving Day in 2014, I thought that you might enjoy this hundred-year-old picture story.

The Turkey and her Haughty Cousins

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(Good Housekeeping, November, 1911)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

12 thoughts on “A Hundred-Year-Old Thanksgiving Picture Story: The Turkey and her Haughty Cousins

  1. Well, I’m glad there was a happy ending for the turkey family….
    Happy Thanksgiving, Sheryl, to you and yours. Thank you for all the wonderful, entertaining posts you share with us!

  2. I loved the story. I’m going to try to print it out to send to my great-grandchildren (ages 2 months, 7 and 9).

    Love your blog.

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