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Title supplied by cataloger. A barker tries to entice customers into a sideshow on the midway at The Pike amusement park south of Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. The canvas above the entrance displays cartoonish images of "World Champion Sword Swallower" and "Mystery Girl". Several performers stand in costumes on the stage beside the barker. One woman is holding snakes; another a cane.; Started in 1902, The Pike amusement park ran until 1979.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00074666 William Reagh Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection A-004-898 4x5; Long Beach-Amusement parks-The Pike. CARL0000078266 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/125216
Amusement parks--California--Long Beach Sideshows--California--Long Beach Freak shows--California--Long Beach Entertainers Snakes--California--Long Beach Midways--California--Long Beach Long Beach (Calif.) Pike, The (Long Beach, Calif. : Amusement park)