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(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

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20 Unforgettable Vintage Photos of Real Circus Freaks & Sideshow Acts

These photos of real circus freaks is a look into a lost world, a part of American culture that still continues to ignite our curiosity.

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.

Josephene Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Woman, was born in Lincoln County, Tennessee in 1868.

Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Woman Myrtle's extra legs belonged to her dipygus twin sister. Myrtle worked for P. Barnum and Ringling Bros and often dressed her extra feet in shoes and stockings. Myrtle later married a doctor and had five children.

Frieda Pushnik was born on 10 February 1923 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Although healthy, Frieda was born without arms or legs — caused, Frieda said, by a botched appendectomy performed on her mother. Despite her lack of limbs Frieda taught herself to perform many useful tasks, some of which would become part of her act. Pushnik spent six years with Ripley, but in 1943 Frieda joined the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus Sideshow, becoming a member of their 'Congress of Freaks'.

Frieda Pushnik biography, images and filmography. Read and view everything you want to know not only about Frieda Pushnik, but you can pick the celebrity of your choice.

radiologia

guns-gas-trenches: “ Radiology Nurse Technician in protective gear WWI France 1918 ” Not a gas mask, but PPE is PPE.

So Life Like....

This strange image is just one of Black & White Photos That Cannot Be Explained"(naw, this ones easy. The kid is painting a face on the older gentleman, who has male pattered balding. His head is tilted toward the camera is all. Not so odd.

Lobster Boy - another vintage circus "freak" He was a horrible abusive man to his family, ended up murdered. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Freaks, Human Oddities, Freak Shows and Side Shows: Part I - Famous Freaks

little lady

“Dwarf Fat Lady,” Sophia Schultz, was a popular sideshow attraction in the late century. Sometime during the she began to grow facial hair, which was reinforced with a little pencil work.

That's how my curly hair looks after it rains . Humidity my worst nightmare !

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