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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."
About This Item
- 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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