Thanksgiving, Turkeys, and…Pardons?!

The staff at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum would like to wish all a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Safe travels to all.

In lieu of a regular blog post this week, I thought you all might enjoy the following image from the Jimmy Carter Library’s Carter White House Photographs Collection. (Click on the image to view a larger version.) To learn more about the Thanksgiving tradition of “pardoning” a turkey at the White House, check out The White House Historical Association’s website.

Rosalynn Carter and Amy Carter Pardoning the Turkey on 11/21/1978 [ARC ID 6783240]

Rosalynn Carter and Amy Carter Pardoning the Turkey on 11/21/1978 [ARC ID 6783240]

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