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Circus And Museum Freaks -- Curiosities Of Pathology
Most of these humble and unfortunate individuals whose sole means of livelihood is the exhibition of their physical infirmities to a gaping and unsympathetic crowd, are pathological rarities worthy of more serious study than they usually receive....
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Title: Circus And Museum Freaks -- Curiosities Of Pathology
Creator: n/a
Date: March 28, 1908
Format: Article
Publication: Scientific American
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.222
Keywords: African American; Charles Stratton, Tom Thumb; Circus; Cognitive Disability; Diagnoses & Diseases; Employment; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Freak Show; Idiocy; Media; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Museums; Phineas T. Barnum; Physical Disability; Popular Culture; Short Stature; The Arts
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Science, Health & Technology