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Catalog Number 2016.015.001.119
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 a 50th birthday celebration held for Robert M. Halperin 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 at center near a telephone booth and holds up a small card in his right hand. In his other hand he holds a glass. A mobile aircraft staircase decorated with red and white streamers appears at left. Several people are visible in the background at right.

Raychemer Leon Hansen notes that the telephone booth and mobile staircase 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
Telephone booths
Search Terms Airline Equipment
Burgess Park
Halperin, Robert M.
Menlo Park
Raychem Corporation