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Title:

Jean Bartelt, Clip 2: Begging for Thanksgiving Treats

Creator:

Jean Bartelt interviewed by Natalie Milbrodt

Date:

Time Period: 1940s

Description:

Jean Bartelt explains the custom of going begging for treats on Thanksgiving Day, instead of Halloween, in their Hollis neighborhood. She also describes the costumes that she, her sister, and two neighbor children are wearing in a photo taken near her home on Thanksgiving, 1945.

Location:

Locations discussed: Hollis, Queens, NY

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