Written and assembled by Olivia Wood
Happy Thanksgiving! To celebrate the most delicious time of the year, we’ve decided to post some pictures commemorating different types of feasts here at Ohio State ranging from the late 19th century up until the 21st century. Enjoy!
A Food and Nutrition class in Hayes Hall preparing a meal, circa 1900.
A Food and Nutrition course holding a meal, 1950.
An Ohio State home economics class preparing a meal, 1895.
Two students sharing dessert, circa 1930.
A group of students sharing a snack of celery, crackers, and cigarettes…yum? Circa 1940.
Students and chefs with a dessert spread of cake and cookies, 1942.
Student-employee appreciation event hosted in the Oval with a feast of pizza and cake, 2000.
The International Party hosted by the Mother’s Club, 1954.
Two students toasting to each other, circa 1930.
An ox roast held at Ohio State, circa May 1916. An ox roast really isn’t actually roasted ox–it’s roast beef!