American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell
It's evident that dismissing Norman Rockwell as "merely" an illustrator is foolish. He captured life in the United States through bad times (the Great Depression and World War II) and good (the idyllic 50s), and, with the onset of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s, uncomfortable and unjust. He did this with an unsparing, albeit often-humorous eye and perfect technical skills.
The First Thanksgiving: Voyage on the Mayflower
This content resource provides information about voyage of the Mayflower. Tour the ship or relive the Pilgrims' journey.
The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow
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Snoopy first appeared in 1968. Since then he has been the most featured character in Thanksgiving Day Parade history, proving some things never really change.
Starting with the fact that it's not the world's oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade. That honor would belong to Philadelphia.
President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation
President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation: The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To thes…
The First Thanksgiving: Myth or Fact
The First Thanksgiving. We all know the story, right? We heard it in school, when we were kids. We learned, in 1621, after a brutal winter, the Pilgrims were nice enough to invite their friends, the Indians,
Vintage TV Dinner Ads For National Frozen Food Day
Today is National Frozen Food Day. Since I have no idea what that means either, here's some vintage ads for TV dinners with as much mystery to the meat as to today's holiday.
Plimoth Plantation: Virtual Field Trip
Thanksgiving virtual field trip featuring Pilgrims and the Native American Wampanoag, discussing their lives, their collaboration, and the first Thanksgiving...
The History of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
A quick stroll through the helium-filled history of everyone's favorite parade.