Richard Halpin with finger in turkey, Portland, 1936

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Richard Halpin with finger in turkey, Portland, 1936

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The Portland Press Herald and the Portland Evening Express often featured school children engaged in seasonal activities. On Wednesday, November 25, 1936 the Evening Express ran a collage of students in Thanksgiving plays across the city, which included this photograph.

The caption for this photograph reads: "Oh, oh. Little Richard Halpin has already got his fingers into the Thanksgiving turkey. He is the four-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Halpin of Mechanic Street and a pupil of the Garvin School kindergarten."

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  • Title: Richard Halpin with finger in turkey, Portland, 1936
  • Creator: Portland Evening Express
  • Creation Date: 1936-11-25
  • Subject Date: 1936-11-25
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 12.7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1599
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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