A black and white photograph of a large family siting around multiple tables eating thanksgiving dinner in 1940.
“The family of Mr. Timothy Levy Crouch, a Rogerine Quaker, at their annual Thanksgiving Day dinner. A twenty-pound turkey was dispensed with in short order. Ledyard, Connecticut, 1940 (Photo: Jack Delano, Library of Congress)

Listen Up, Turkeys: The Best Thanksgiving Dinner Time Is 8 p.m.

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