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Mayme Kimball Ward
Mayme Kimball Ward
TitleMayme Kimball Ward
SubjectBloomington, Illinois; Circus Acts; Aerialists; The Flying Wards
Description?? Circus World Museum Display Baraboo, WI ?? B.Nov. 24, 1894 D. 1973 Mayme Ward was the ""only woman to accomplish the double somersault to a hand-to-hand catch and a double somersault in mid-air while blindfolded."" She and her husband Edward Ward lived ""for many years at 1201 E. Emerson in Bloomington where they operated the Ward Training School of Aerialists. In 1970, still active in the circus life, Mayme was elected to the Circus Hall of Fame."" Pantagraph Jan. 12, 1973
CreatorUnknown
Date1979
TypeImage
FormatPhotograph
Format.Digital.jpg
SourcePeople, Circus Acts
RelationIllinois Picture File 275
Digitization SpecificationsHP Scanjet 4070 Photosmart Scanner with HP Software
RightsThis image may be used freely, with attribution, for research, study and educational purposes. For permission to publish, distribute, or use this image for any other purpose, please contact the Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., P.O. Box 3308, Bloomington, IL 61702-3308. Phone: 309.828.6091; Email: reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org
CollectionBloomington-Normal Local History Resources (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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