Thanksgiving Day


“Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.”  …from President Theodore Roosevelt’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1901.

This 1903 photo is captioned, “Cowboys following the train and cheering President Roosevelt, Hugo, Colorado.” It’s from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

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Happy Thanksgiving, all!

(This photo is in the public domain.)