Contributed by Mexico Historical Society
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These baby shoes were in a suitcase found in Rangeley along with other memorabilia of John Edward Barry.
Barry, who was born in 1925, was brought up in Mexico in a foster family. The suitcase containing these baby shoes, a school portrait, letters home, photographs of his birth parents, souvenirs, his Social Security card, a Purple Heart citation, and a number of other items related to his life was discovered in the attic of the Rangeley Inn around 2003. The suitcase was eventually donated to the Mexico Historical Society.
About This Item
- Title: John Edward Barry's baby shoes, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Town: Mexico
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 5 cm x 4.5 cm x 14 cm
- Local Code: 12 064 Mex
- Object Type: Image
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For more information about this item, contact:Mexico Historical Society
3 Oxford Avenue, Mexico, ME 04257
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