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Meet Joy H Morris (Author: The Life and Legend of Turkey Pete)

Learn about Paul Eitner, known as Turkey Pete while incarcerated in Montana State Prison. Entrusted with taking care of the prison’s flock of turkeys, Turkey Pete would also become the manager of the prison’s boxing team.Turkey Pete’s funeral inside the prison was attended by more than 600 persons, and the guards purchased his tombstone.

Location: Elizabeth Public Library - Elmora Branch – 740 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.

Earlier Event: July 31
Abbott & Costello Tribute