Thanksgiving Feasts of Yesteryear
Wonder what 19th-century Vassar students were served for Thanksgiving? How about chow-chow, stewed tomatoes, mock turtle soup, and meat jellies? Since students were only given one day off for the holiday, they enjoyed elaborate feasts on campus. Here’s a slideshow of some Thanksgiving dinner menus which contain today's popular favorites, as well as a few dishes whose popularity came and went.