Thanksgiving Feast, 1947

The star of this photo is the African American chef in the background, Carson Gulley.  He was something of a celebrity at the University of Wisconsin and went on to write cookbooks and host a radio cooking show.

But lets take a moment to recognize his female helpers, all white and mostly older. It takes a lot of people to put on a big Thanksgiving feast.

May you have a festive holiday!  I’ll be drinking champagne.


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2 Responses to Thanksgiving Feast, 1947

  1. JS says:

    Happy Thanksgiving.

  2. Susan says:

    A happy day to you, too. I can’t imagine lifting those platters! I admire the variety of necklines and sleeves those women intoduced to their “uniform” look.

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