Thanksgiving Day Menu from the House of Corrections on Deer Island

Thanksgiving Day Menu from the House of Corrections on Deer Island

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Suffolk County House of Corrections. Boston, 1933. 15 x 11.5 cm. Handsome orange Thanksgiving Day Menu from the House of Corrections on Deer Island. Card stock covers with decorative printed paper menu: Grape Fruit Delight, Beef Consommé, Croutons, Roast Vermont Turkey, Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Turnips, French Peas, Boiled Onions, Sweet Pickles, Hearts of Lettuce, French Dressing, Russian Dressing, Mince Pie, Apple Pie, Squash Pie, Florida Plum Pudding, Fruit Cake, Assorted Nuts, Fruit, Tea, Coffee, Milk, and Cider. Originally built as an almshouse, (est. 1853) Deer Island’s Prison took on penal characters around 1880. Some of the more well known inmates: Mark Wahlberg & Margaret Brown aka/Old Mother Hubbard. Pristine. Orig. orange card stock, gilt stamp, uncut paper. Fine. Wraps.

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