This vintage article about Halloween mentions that school children find a peculiar fascination in the weird legends and time-honored symbols of Halloween. The article suggests that school children keep busy with projects such as: making booklets in the shape of pumpkins, black cats, witches’ hats or brooms, which may serve as invitation to their parents to visit the school. Another suggested project is that brownies or fairies be cut from white paper and displayed above blackboards as a border. An illustration of children bobbing for apples is also included in the article. Here is a black and white clip art version of the illustration. I scanned the original article from an encyclopedia in my collection that was published in the United States prior to 1923.
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