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Title
Sideshow at The Pike
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Reagh, William
Date Created and/or Issued
1960
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00074666
William Reagh Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
A-004-898 4x5; Long Beach-Amusement parks-The Pike.
CARL0000078266
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/125216
Subject
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)

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