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Catalog Number 2016.015.001.120
Title Untitled (Robert M. Halperin's 50th Birthday Celebration), June 1978
Photographer Unknown
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Photograph, Color
Category Photographs
Date June 1978
Description Untitled (Robert M. Halperin's 50th Birthday Celebration), June 1978. This color photograph shows an image from Robert M. Halperin’s 50th birthday celebration at Burgess Park in Menlo Park, California. Halperin stands outdoors in a grassy area under the shade of a large tree wearing a white button-down shirt, red and black striped tie, and brown pants. He appears in profile at center near a telephone booth with a glass in his right hand and his other hand in his pocket. The back of two aircraft seats and a mobile aircraft staircase decorated with red and white streamers appear at left. A boy is visible watching the scene from the background at right.
Raychemer Leon Hansen notes that the telephone booth and aircraft equipment were joke gifts as Halperin was frequently on the phone and flew to many places as part of his work, at that time, as Executive Vice President of the Raychem Corporation.
Place Menlo Park, CA
Event Birthday
People Halperin, Robert M.
Subjects Airplane equipment
Birthdays
Parks
Telephone booths
Search Terms Airline Equipment
Birthday
Burgess Park
Halperin, Robert M.
Menlo Park
Raychem Corporation
Telephones