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The Human Blockhead

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Summary:
Melvin Burkhart, shown in this 1978 file photo, in Gibsonton, Fla., was known in the carnival circle as "The Human Blockhead" for his ability to hammer a spike into his head through a cavity behind his nostril.
Title: The Human Blockhead.
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Name(s): Burkhart, Melvin
Type of Resource: still image
Date Created: 1978
Publisher: Orlando Sentinel (Mack Goethe AP File Photo)
Summary: Melvin Burkhart, shown in this 1978 file photo, in Gibsonton, Fla., was known in the carnival circle as "The Human Blockhead" for his ability to hammer a spike into his head through a cavity behind his nostril.
Identifier: HCC0101GIB023 (IID)
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/hccfl/fd/HCC0101GIB023
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Host Institution: HCCFL