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Thursday, January 1, 2009

PROFESSOR CHARLES "DOC" BOAS #1

Michigan State University professor Charles Boas says farewell to his economic geography class before starting new career as circus clown.Location: East Lansing, MI, US Date taken: May 1961
Former college professor turned circus performer, Charles Boas and his family, at their trailer home in winter quarters which they share with a friendly donkey.Location: US Date taken: March 1961 Photographer: Francis Miller

Veteran clown Jimmy O'Donnell reading funny papers to Toby Boas, son of college professor Charles "Onions" Boas.Location: US Date taken: March 1961 Photographer: Francis Miller
Photos & Captions from LIFE magazine


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