100 YEARS AGO … 1917
The local Plumas County Red Cross chapter realized $50.00 from the auction of a large Thanksgiving turkey and large pumpkin. The donated turkey netted $35.00 and the large donated pumpkin netted $15.00.
50 YEARS AGO … 1967
Advertisement: All the makings of a wonderful Thanksgiving–grocery items featured in this weeks newspapers: Turkeys 32 cents a pound, yams 19 cents a pound, cranberry sauce 23 cents a tin, celery 39 cents a bunch, egg nog 50 cents a quart, butter 87 cents a pound, mayonnaise 59 cents a jar, flour 59 cents for a 10 pound sack, 9 inch frozen pies 49 cents each.
25 YEARS AGO … 1992
Advertisement: Making your Thanksgiving dinner menu from featured items advertised this week: Turkey 39 cents a pound, yams 25 cents a pound, broth 39 cents a tin, green beans 69 cents a pound, pineapple $3.99 each, cranberry sauce 79 cents a tin, stuffing mix $1.49 a bag and for dessert: frozen pie $3.29, cool whip topping 99 cents a tub.
10 YEARS AGO … 2007
Advertiement: Make a menu for your Thanksgiving dinner from local grocery store advertising–Turkeys 69 cents a pound, yams 59 cents a pound, celery 49 cents a bunch, cranberry sauce $1.00 a tin, fresh cranberries $2.49 a bag, canned broth 50 cents a tin, brown ‘n serve rolls $1.25 per dozen, frozen pumpkin pie $4.99 each.
Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.