PERCILLA - Bearded Lady and Monkey Girl
She was 'the hairy little girl', 'monkey girl', and bearded lady but she will forever be remembered as the wife of Emmitt the Alligator-Skinned Man.
Poobah, fire-eating dwarf
Little Pete Terhurne waiting for his cue at the Pennsylvania State Fair, May 2005 1 August 2012: We bid a fond farewell to Pete Terhurne, who passed away this week at a nursing home in Florida, aged 81 years. Little Pete was a constant companion of showmen Chris Christ and Ward Hall, with whom he began working in the 1950s after Pete was "discovered" as a young man at a fair in Minnesota. Pete worked with Ward for a few weeks that first summer, and from then on was hooked on the business of…
THE HILTON SISTERS - Chained For Life
Daisy and Violet were freak conjoined twins born in Brighton, England on February 5, 1908. The sisters were born pygopagi, joined at the posterior.
The "Lobster" Edition :: Issue #045 | Rusty's Electric Dreams
Rusty’s Electric Dreams :: Issue #045 :: The “Lobster” Edition :: 08:12:2015 Rusty’s Electric Dreams, an inbox zine by pop culture activist Rusty Blazenhoff... Read more
The Original Hilton Sisters
Before Paris and Niki graced the tabloid headlines, it was the siamese sisters of Vaudeville - Daisy and Violet Hilton - who were the talk of the town. Are you in for some glamour? Deception? Love scandals? Intrigue? The original Hilton sisters had it all... Daisy and Violet were born in B
Frank Lentini was born in Sicily in 1889. He was known on the midway as 'The King of the Freaks,' an appellation he bore proudly. Having a third leg with which he was able to kick a football, Frank was a popular attraction in his own right, but later himself ran a very successful ten-in-one show. Frank often remarked that his extra appendage served him well as a rudder while swimming and made a convenient stool to rest upon while fishing.