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Catalog Number 2016.015.001.121
Title Untitled (Paul Cook at 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 (Paul Cook at 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. Paul Cook, the founder and CEO of the Raychem Corporation, stands outdoors in a grassy area giving a speech. Cook wears a cream colored jacket over a white shirt with brown pants and a blue bowtie. He stands just right of center in the image in front of two airline seats and a telephone booth. A mobile aircraft staircase decorated with red and white streamers is partially visible at left. A row of people are seated in 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.
Cook, Paul M.
Subjects Airplane equipment
Telephone booths
Search Terms Airline Equipment
Burgess Park
Halperin, Robert M.
Menlo Park
Raychem Corporation