Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Wishbone

Breaking the wishbone of a turkey on Thanksgiving is a popular holiday tradition. Two people hold opposite ends of the bone and pull until the bone breaks. The person who ends up holding the biggest piece is the lucky one, … Continue reading

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Sroda’s Turkey Farm

Sroda’s Turkey Farm was located in Amherst Junction, Wisconsin. Below is the information printed on the back of the postcard. Sroda’s Turkey Farm was operated by George Sroda and his wife. A 1948 article in The Milwaukee Sentinel (digitized by … Continue reading

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Patriotic Thanksgiving Postcards

The Thanksgiving holiday was featured on many vintage postcards. Most of the designs included a turkey in some form, either alive or dead. Other motifs included feasts, seasonal produce, people (especially children), Pilgrims, Indians, wishbones, and patriotic symbols. The American … Continue reading

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The Month of November

This postcard shows a calendar for November 1911. It is part of a monthly calendar series used for advertising.  The name of the advertiser, Goldberg Bowen & Co., appears at the bottom of the front and with the advertising message … Continue reading

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