Toy Len Goon in Washington, D.C., 1952

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Toy Len Goon in Washington, D.C., 1952

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As Mother of the Year in 1952, Toy Len Goon visited Washington, D.C., and was received by Bess Truman at the White House.

Mrs. Goon was widowed in 1940, and raised five sons and three daughters by herself, running a laundry on Forest Avenue in Portland. She was born in China in 1891, and came to Portland in 1922, after her marriage to Dogan Goon.

Mrs. Goon died in Portland in 1993.

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About This Item

  • Title: Toy Len Goon in Washington, D.C., 1952
  • Creation Date: 1952
  • Subject Date: 1952
  • Town: Washington
  • State: DC
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 2007.356.001; Photographs--People--G
  • Collection: Private collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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