These beer ads capture the pink and grey color trend in the early 1950's.
Notice how formally dressed everyone is. Do any of the men at your Thanksgiving table wear a suit and tie?
Another example of the popularity of the color pink.
This ad is more modern (1960's probably). Dad still wears his tie!
How about this yummy salad for the day after?
The most shocking ad of all is this one from the 1930's advocating a Camel cigarette be smoked between each course do help digest the meal!
FOOD EDITOR — Miss Dorothy Malone says: “It’s smart to have Camels on the table. My own personal experience is that smoking Camels with my meals and afterwards builds up a sense of digestive well-being.”
“THE BEST MEAL I ever ate would be a disappointment if I coldn’t enjoy Camels,” says William H. Ferguson, salesman. “I smoke Camels as an aid to digestion. There’s nothing like Camel’s to set you right.”
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Old Gold got into the turkey day action, proclaiming at the end of this ad, "You'll thank the day you bought your first carton."
I hope you enjoyed seeing Thanksgiving from bygone eras as you begin to think about your own holiday meal.