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February 01, 2018
Show Notes

Sylvia Ferguson (from the Henry Dreyfuss episode) is on the podcast this week to talk about entertainment, ethnography, and eugenic displays at the World’s Fair. As usual all images will be up on the twitter page @DecArtsPodcast

Here are some of the links for the videos and articles discussed. National Fairground and Circus Archive, “History of Side Show Exhibitions and Acts - Research and Articles,” National Fairground and Circus Archive - The University of Sheffield. Crockett, Zachary. "The Rise and Fall of Circus Freakshows." Priceonomics. Little Miracle Town Pamphlet


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