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Circus People

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Title: Circus People


  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

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Extent: 1 image


Baby Thelma Williams as the circus Fat Lady seen here reclining (see also mcalA09F09i04, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12) Early 1950s photo possibly taken at the Champlain Valley Fair.

Genre(s): photographs, black-and-white photographs


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2007-12-21, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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Circus People, Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box A09, Folder 09, Item 05, (accessed February 26, 2017)

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I believe the woman pictured here is "Baby Thelma" Williams. See for a brief biography and a similar photograph.

- Guest

She was my grandmother's sister. Bittersweet story to say the least.

- NMcKnight