L.A. Celebrates a Wartime Thanksgiving, 1943

Nv. 26, 1943, Thanksgiving

Note: This is a post from 2013. Happy Thanksgiving!

A wartime Thanksgiving in Los Angeles, with many service personnel welcomed into people’s homes for a holiday meal.

The Times published cooking tips for war workers, advising cooks who were otherwise engaged “for the duration” to use prepared mixes, packaged pie crust and canned pumpkin to cut preparation time.

Nov. 26, 1943, Thanksgiving

Nov. 26, 1943, Thanksgiving

Nov. 21, 1943, Thanksgiving Tips for War Workers

Nov. 26, 1943, Thanksgiving

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About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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One Response to L.A. Celebrates a Wartime Thanksgiving, 1943

  1. jerrycronin says:

    I hope you have a great Thanksgiving. I appreciate your work.

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