Thanksgiving updates from the ’20s and ’30s

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American football and Thanksgiving image from the early 1930s.

Matagorda County History Website
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                   Blessing News
   Mrs. Clyde Anderson and children attended the Texas A. & M. football game at Austin, Thanksgiving. 
   Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Edwards and small daughter, Martha Joyce, came back with them to spend the week end. Mrs. Edwards will be remembered as Evelyn Anderson before her marriage.
   Mrs. Louie Cornelius, Esther Walker, Roy Williams and John Henry Duffy attended the football game in Austin, Thanksgiving, bringing Brother Cornelius back with them.
   Mr. and Mrs. Pierce had as dinner guests Thanksgiving, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Farwell of Palacios; Mrs. A. J. Smith, and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pierce and small son Lee Hall of Blessing.
   Mrs. H. L. Wheeler and son, Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Avon Harter and children A. C. and Vonna Mae, and Mr. Kirk Harter were Thanksgiving day dinner guests at the Albert White home.
   Palacios Beacon, December 1, 1938
                 Blessing News
By Mrs. Arthur Foster
   Mr. and Mrs. Glenn White of Huntsville spent the Thanksgiving Holiday with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Adams Jr.
   Thanksgiving dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Ackerman were: Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Neuszer and Junior, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ackerman and children, Mr. and Mrs. John Ackerman Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miska of Bay City and Mr. Ackerman’s mother, Mrs. Ottis Mann of Longmott, Colo.
   Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Heck and Sara Dee spent Thanksgiving day in Giddings.
   Palacios Beacon, December 2, 1948

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