19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Friday, November 27, 1914: <<no entry>>
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
(Good Housekeeping, November, 1911)
12 thoughts on “A Hundred-Year-Old Thanksgiving Picture Story: The Turkey and her Haughty Cousins”
Happy Thanksgiving to YOU, Sheryl, and thanks for this wonderful blog about Helena. It is an absolute credit to both you and her. jxxx
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!
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.
Whoa…what? Turkeys too?
I hit send too soon….
There were Turkey “N’er do wells” in the old days? And, Hen-rietta took him back? Oy
Thank you for the story. People are quite imaginative. Here is some info about wild turkeys my dear wife posted on our blog.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving.
What a fun story and I love the illustrations! Happy Thanksgiving!
How cute!!! Happy Thanksgiving.
good story – Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!
What a great Thanksgiving gift. Thanks. And happy Thanksgiving Day to you. I hope you are safe and warm inside as you look out at the frigid but sunny cold, smelling the cooking turkey.
The turkeys that got away! Yay!
And they gobbled happily ever after…darn it, these little love stories are so sweet they make my gizzard swell with happiness…lol.