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Martin Joe Laurello, originally Martin Emmerling, was born in Germany around 1886. He was a sideshow performer who could turn his head a full 180 degrees. He performed with groups such as Ripley's Believe it or Not, Ringling Brothers, and Barnum & Bailey. He moved to America in 1921. He also trained dogs to do things such as acrobatics.

Laurello, only man w/ revolving head. appeared in sam wagner's freak show on coney island, reputedly, he could rotate his head 180 degrees.

strange . . . note the cat half hidden in his beard

Cat in His Beard Bearded Man with Kitten Old Man Unusual Long Beard Funny Fancy Hat Charming Weird Eccentric Vintage Photography Photo Print

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, USA --- Elderly Lakota Souix Woman in Kitchen

In the shadow of Wounded Knee: Inside the Pine Ridge reservation of South Dakota

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, USA --- Elderly Lakota Sioux Woman in Kitchen

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The Pumpkin Man Cometh. Vintage photo of man who totally committed to his Pumpkinhead / Squash People Halloween Costume. This IS for Halloween, right?

Mermaid Body Found In Washington | Mermaids: The Body Found” Continues to Puzzle if Mermaids Do ...

This is so awesome that proves that mermaids are real MOM<<< about that, it was fake they used sea lion, human, and manatee bones to make a fake skeleton, sorry to ruin your dreams

vintageeveryday:  Pig rider, ca. 1930s.

Farm Animal Sounds for Children! Real Animal Sounds Video for Kids! Learn real farm animal sounds and names with Old MacDonald! This funny farm animal .

Isaac W Sprague (1841-1887), Living Skeleton.  He was normal until age 12, when he started to lose weight.  By age 44 he was 5'6'' and weighed only 43 lbs.  He was examined by many eminent physicians who gave no diagnosis other than a general wasting syndrome.  He ate as much as 2 normal sized men and carried a flask of sweetened milk to revive himself when he felt faint.  He married twice and had 3 average sized sons.  He died at age 46 after working in sideshows since he was 24.

Isaac W Sprague Living Skeleton. He was normal until age when he started to lose weight. By age 44 he was and weighed only 43 lbs. He was examined by many eminent physicians who gave no diagnosis other than a general wasting syndr

Miss Rosina

Miss Rosina (Rose Foster – aka Mermaidia, Miss Tiny) toured throughout Europe…

mother and child

Skeleton of mother and baby, who both died during birth. My mother's mother died giving birth to her 8 th child so I guess her skeleton must look like this because the baby died inside of her. How very sad for my Mom to grow up without a mother.

old hag, halloween masks used to be awesome (and legal)

People have been dressing up in costume for Halloween for many years. Here is a collection of vintage photos showing Halloween costumes through the years. These costumes look a lot scarier than some of the costumes we see now.

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