- Item 103614 - Boy with drawing of officer, ca. 1935
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- Item 103614
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A newspaper photographer captured this school boy with his chalk drawing a police officer firing a handgun.Show Details
Gannett Publishing Company newspapers in Maine, such as the Portland Press Herald and Portland Evening Express focused on local news. The papers also featured a large number of photos in their issues. In this example, two areas of particular newspaper interest - schoolchildren and police work - formed an unusual convergence.