THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO MY TWIN BROTHER, BILL DYKES (1943-1995). WE WERE NOT ONLY BROTHERS BUT PARTNERS IN BUSINESS AND BEST FRIENDS!AND TO ALL THE "BUTCHERS" THAT HAVE PASSED ON TO THE BIG LOT IN THE SKY!
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Monday, October 12, 2009
SIDESHOWS FROM THE PAST (WHEN SHOW BIZ WAS SHOW BIZ!)
Man with no Stomach!
The Man from Mars is demonstrating how his head has grown since he entered the army at the beginning of the war.Date taken: August 1948
Jean Frazier getting hooked up- the iron tongue lady. August 1948
Contortionist demonstrating abdominal control before a crowd.Date taken: August 1948
Michigan State Fair Bearded lady Mrs. Zola Williams who has been married three times, letting skeptic pull her beard while sitting on stage for midway show at the MI State Fair. Location: Detroit, MI, US Date taken: September 1950 Photographer: Francis Miller