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Archive of: November, 2014

Photo of the Week, 94: Thanksgiving at ISSCS, 1962

Photo of the Week, 92: Thanksgiving at ISSCS, 1962

Happy Thanksgiving!

Two orphans from the Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's School with 39 Thanksgiving turkeys, being readied for Thanksgiving Day in 1962.

Photo of the Week, 92: Thanksgiving in the Great Depression, 1938

Photo of the Week, 92: Thanksgiving in the Great Depression, 1938

On the day before Thanksgiving in 1938, the Young Men's Commercial Club of Bloomington prepared gift baskets for local needy families.

Photo of the Week, 91: High-Wire Act on the Square, 1939

Photo of the Week, 91: High-Wire Act on the Square, 1939

In 1939, Bloomington-based Billetti troupe performed a perilous three high pyramid on bicycles without safety nets.

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