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Arthur Concello, Age 16
Arthur Concello, Age 16
TitleArthur Concello, Age 16
SubjectBloomington, Illinois; Circus Performers; Aerialists; The Flying Concellos; Concello, Art
DescriptionArt Concello ran away at the age of 10 to join the circus. With his wife, Antoinette Concello, he formed the Flying Concellos, a world famous flying trapeze team. Later he became general manager of Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Combined Shows. Hometown in the Cornbelt predicted Art Concello ""will go down in history as one of the Worlds great showmen"" as a result of his achievments. (The Pantagraph, 6/23/44; Price, Herbert T. Widely known people, institutions, products of the Bloomington, Illinois area; Hometown in the Cornbelt p.84)
SourcePeople, Circus Acts; Illinois Picture File 105
Digitization SpecificationsHP Scanjet 4070 Photosmart Scanner with HP Software
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