A historic look at presidential Thanksgivings

President Harry Truman gets a chip from Plymouth Rock from the Massachusetts delegation at the White House on Nov. 10, 1949, in Washington, after he signed the 1949 Thanksgiving Day proclamation. A foil-wrapped turkey and scroll with an original report on the first Thanksgiving Day were also given to him. (AP file)
President Harry Truman gets a chip from Plymouth Rock from the Massachusetts delegation at the White House on Nov. 10, 1949, in Washington, after he signed the 1949 Thanksgiving Day proclamation. A foil-wrapped turkey and scroll with an original report on the first Thanksgiving Day were also given to him. (AP file)