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Ca. 1932 Frederick E Loxley Circus Scrapbook

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Ca. 1932 circus scrapbook that was created by Frederick E Loxley of Rhode Island. He was one of the first members of the Circus Fans Association and the White Tops. It is 50 pages (front and back w/ one side of a page blank). Any help is greatly appreciated.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    The "White Top" items look good.

    Is it all glued?
  2. AuctionHunter, 3 years ago
    Yes, unfortunately it is.
  3. solver, 3 years ago
    Scott is the expert here but will just state that Frederick E. Loxley of Cranston, RI, was the chief auditor for the State of Rhode Island.
    http://books.google.com/books?id=C8ASAAAAIAAJ&q=%22frederick+e.+loxley%22&dq=%22frederick+e.+loxley%22&hl=en&ei=CuzHTpakLsGLsgKjuaEp&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA
  4. AuctionHunter, 3 years ago
    WOW! Thanks Solver, I Googled his name but nothing came up.
  5. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Amazing old circus photo's ! Love it . That was the treasure in your buy . Lots of people collect circus memorabilla . We have a circus musem here and have the Ringling Bros parade of all the old wagons once a yr. Not this yr anymore . A few yrs back the 12 lead horse wagon went astray and some people got hurt . I guess the wagons were just to fragile to keep them moving on a train once a yr . I sure remember these old times . Maybe not back this far . But I do remember what they called Freak shows and the man yelling step right up see the alligator lady ect. Glad these poor people are no longer abused in that way .
    Thanks for sharing what a lot of history in your book !
  6. AuctionHunter, 3 years ago
    Thanks Manikin. I agree with you about the people not being abused anymore. This book features some people who were labeled as "freaks".
  7. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    It is a great piece of history and so right on poor people that were side shows, how must they have felt and as a kid I really thought they putmake upon them and they were in costume but alas they were real people with disabilites . Aside from that many fond memories of the circus .

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