From the late 1800s to the early 1940s, many Americans celebrated Thanksgiving by dressing up as "ragamuffins" in masked costumes and then thronged the streets, basically trick-or-treating for money and gifts.
Meanwhile, Thanksgiving advertising through the ages has been a predictably contemptible shitshow of sexist garbage, genocide humor, and awful foodstuffs.
These Vintage Ads Prove That Thanksgiving Is One Of The Weirdest Holidays Ever
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'Masking' Memories: Thanksgiving In Disguise
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Berkeley County, South Carolina police are seeking the easter bunny and an accomplice for a rash of stolen trail cameras. “We know some-bunny knows them,” say the police. (MyFox8)
Video evidence of owl-like extraterrestrials found in an attic: Baby owls in the loft, or visitors from another planet? pic.twitter.com/F3efPV30Qc— Daily Owls (@Daily__Owls) November 14, 2018
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