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From Shell to Symbol: Art of the Ethnic Easter Egg     View
This exhibit feature Easter eggs "hand-decorated with elaborate, richly symbolic designs. They represent the work of four Wisconsin artists sustaining their ethnic and religious traditions." Exhibit sections highlight eggs decorated in seve ...

Thanksgiving in North America: From Local Harvests to National Holiday     View
This site traces the history of Thanksgiving in North America and the U.S. "Most Americans are familiar with the Pilgrim's Thanksgiving Feast of 1621, but few realize that it was not the first festival of its kind in North America." Discuss ...

Plan an Oktoberfest Party -- Food Network Canada     View
Party planning and cooking ideas for this autumn celebration. Features recipes for fried bratwurst, Bavarian potato salad, red cabbage, black forest cake, and other dishes. Also includes descriptions of different types of German sausages (such as bie ...

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features & Special Editions: Anniversary of Washington, D.C., as Nation's Capital     View
Historical and recent population statistics on Washington, D.C., provided on the occasion of its December 12 anniversary as the capital of the United States. From the U.S. Census Bureau.

Yahoo! Halloween     View
A directory of Halloween sites on the Web. Searchable and browsable.

Eastertide and Springtime     View
This colorful site presents a series of beautifully reproduced Victorian Easter cards and verses. From the Scrap Album.

PBS Kids: Halloween     View
Collection of links to Halloween-related activities and content for children, such as a card creator, coloring pages, spooky sounds music maker, games, and write-your-own stories. From PBS Kids.

Featured Documents: Congress Establishes Thanksgiving     View
An essay on the establishment in the U.S. of Thanksgiving as a legal holiday, beginning with the original proclamation of Thursday, November 26, 1789, as a day of public Thanksgiving. A subsequent proclamation in 1939 moved Thanksgiving to the secon ...

Vintage Poison Labels     View
"These are vintage (some modified) Poison labels. Feel free to print them out -- in color if you can -- and use them on old bottles or jars" and use them for your Halloween party. Also includes links to galleries of other Halloween-themed c ...

Topics to Avoid at Thanksgiving Dinner     View
List of eight topics to avoid at the holiday dinner table, such as politics and the election, bodily ailments, past embarrassing events, and the economy. Suggested conversation topics include recent vacations, funny characters at work, the delicious ...




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