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1957...giant turkey float

A giant floating turkey balloon squeezes between buildings as the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade moves down Broadway near .

Vintage 1947, Artie the Gnome, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NYC, www.RevWill.com

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Since 1927

Community Post: Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Since 1927 1947 Artie the Gnome

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Manhattan, NY: Photo taken at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City shows the crowd watching behind a police barricade .

The Uncle Sam balloon, seen here in the early 1940s, precluded the suspension of the Macy's parade from 1942-1944 due to WW II. (Courtesy Macy's, Inc.)

Vintage Holiday: The Uncle Sam balloon, seen here in the early precluded the suspension of the Macy's parade from due to WW II. (Courtesy Macy's, Inc.

[Newspaper photographers at the Vanderbilt (Gladys)--Széchenyi (Count Laszlo) wedding. New York City, Jan. 1908]

[Newspaper photographers at the Vanderbilt (Gladys)--Széchenyi (Count Laszlo) wedding. New York City, Jan.

Father Knickerbocker is a pen named used by Washington Irving, who wrote the first history of New York and was Manhattan's first best seller. The then 26-year-old, used the name Diedrich Knickerbocker, "Diedrich" meaning "father" in Dutch, and a note by Irving in the book, indicating Knickerbocker meant to nod or doze over books.

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Since 1927

Vintage Photos of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Father Knickerbocker floats through the streets. Image: Macy's Inc.

1962 Donald Duck - Heavy rain filled the brim of Donald Duck’s hat in 1962, causing the character to tip over and dump 50 gallons of water on unamused onlookers.

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Since 1927

New York: Macy Parade. All He's Quacked Up To Be, Donald Duck takes a bow in Times Square.

Macy's Thanksgiving parade, ca. 1930s best float ever

Wonder how many kids got traumatized in The dragon balloon roared down the parade route at the thirteenth annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in

Penguin Balloon Eaton's Santa Claus Parade, Toronto, 1931

Many thanks to Mike Fontanelli for the tres cool pictures of past Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades. How beautiful these balloons are!

Linus the Lionhearted in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade (New York City)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades Through the Years

Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013...I have watched this with my family every thanksgiving day morning since I was little it's such a sweet simple tradition!

Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade have watched this with my family every thanksgiving day morning since I was little it's such a sweet simple tradition!

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