Turkey For Twins

Laura Lee and Lanna Lee, twin daughters of Ward and Betty Allen, celebrated their second birthday on November 27, 1948. This photograph makes it look like they skipped cake and had turkey instead. Cook Ivan Talbot, head chef at the Winthrop Hotel, holds up a 25-pound Thanksgiving turkey for their inspection. The Winthrop was known for its excellent Thanksgiving dinners, and many Tacomans elected to eat out for the holiday.

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