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Maybe Gothamist has Thanksgiving on the brain, what with yesterday's Pikachu balloon test, and our overall love of the holiday (we love turkey and stuffing and cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie and...). But how could we not post about some great photographs from a 1930s Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Reader Jon sent us a link to a Swaptorium post describing a trove of photographs found in a small Texas town. Swaptorium writes, "The marquee on the movie theater is showing Divorce in the Family with Jackie Cooper which would date the photos to around 1932."

There are more beautiful photographs on Swaptorium, including ones with Felix the Cat. And the city's Office of Emergency Management was very pleased with yesterday's test run - and did you know the Department of Transportation has had street lights and street lamps moved out of the way for the parade?