October 31, 1907 Leoria attends a Halloween Party

 

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Our grandmother, Leoria, attended quite the Halloween party in October 1907. She was just 3, two months from her 4th birthday. Thirty children and many adults in a home with all those costumes must have been overwhelming for a little girl. Also, as I look at cards and images from the celebration of Halloween in at that time, it's pretty scary.

This postcard is innocent enough.  The next one may be a good representation of the decorations that may have been found at 186 Main Street in Binghamton, New York that night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The newspaper article below details the people, the decor, the activities and the entertainment little Leoria participated in that day in October 1907.

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