Look back: 32 Years of James Brown’s Turkey Giveaway Captured in Historic Augusta Chronicle Photos

by | Nov 28, 2023

FILE – James Brown passes out turkeys at his fifth annual Turkey Giveaway at Dyess Park, in November 1997. The singer expected to hand out hundreds of the birds to help feed the city’s needy for Thanksgiving.


Step back in time and witness the legacy of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, as captured through 32 years of heartwarming moments during the annual James Brown Turkey Giveaway. The Augusta Chronicle’s extensive collection of historic photos unveils the enduring dream of James Brown making a meaningful impact on the Augusta community.
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