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Jean Allen and Her Elephant - Circa 1930's

Circus Performer with elephant. please stop the abuse of circus animals by boycotting current circuses that use animals in their acts

Miss Cilly as "The Tiger Bride" with tiger "Emir", Circus Krone 1930s. Real name: Christa Hetterich from Dinslaken

Miss Cilly & Tiger at Circus Krone, Who needs a fur coat when you can have a pet tiger?

vintage circus photograghs | Just Like a Circus

Just Like a Circus

ephemera assemblyman: Vintage Circus Photos "Fred and Ella Bradna, equestrian director and performer for Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey. There are several other performers and a dog, relaxing in their circus wagon.

(observation) Little people have often been exploited  for their  physical entertainment value, regardless of talent

FREAKY Circus Dwarf CLOWN VINTAGE PHOTO WEIRD Midget ODD 1 Pic Image Bizarre P86

Clown Business "Two Midget Clowns" 1935 by John Gutmann. Compliments of the Library of Congress

koo koo

(looks like inspiration for Meep on american horror storry) Koo Koo The Bird Girl - Minnie Woolsey born with Virchow Seckel syndrome. Minnie starred in Freaks and toured in circus freak shows

bearded lady (if I had a beard I'd put little bows in it I think, pretty pretty!)

The Bearded Lady. Another original character used in the American Horror Story " Freak Show" series.

Alice E. Doherty was born in 1887 with a rare genetic mutation called “hypertrichosis", or “werewolf syndrome", which causes excessive body hair.  She was billed as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby".  At birth, she was covered all over in two-inch long, silky blonde hair.  She began exhibiting as a sideshow “freak" at the age of two, and remained in the business until 1915.

weirdvintage: “Alice E. Doherty was born in 1887 with a rare genetic mutation called “hypertrichosis”, or “werewolf syndrome”, which causes excessive body hair. She was billed as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby”. At birth, she was covered all over in.

zebra

Tattooed lady and a zebra. I did a sociology report on the history and stigma of tattooed women in America; tattooed women in American society used to only be in freak shows.yes, considered FREAKS for being tattoos!

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