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Married Couple: The Monkey Girl and Alligator Skinned Man

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This is an early photo of Priscillar Lauther and Emmit Bejano, who were known by various professional side show names through their long career in the carnival industry: most frequently The Monkey Girl and the Alligator Skinned Man. They met in the 1930s and eloped to become married in 1938. They had one son, who died at an early age, and a second son that they adopted in the 1960s. They, like many carnival workers moved to Gibsonton in the 1950s, bought a one acre plot of land and a mobile home and called Gibsonton home for the rest of their lives. Emmit died in 1995 and Priscilla died in 2001. A feature article on the couple can be found at this web site: https://showmensmuseum.org/carnival-sideshows/percilla-the-monkey-girl/.
Title: Married Couple: The Monkey Girl and Alligator Skinned Man.
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Summary: This is an early photo of Priscillar Lauther and Emmit Bejano, who were known by various professional side show names through their long career in the carnival industry: most frequently The Monkey Girl and the Alligator Skinned Man. They met in the 1930s and eloped to become married in 1938. They had one son, who died at an early age, and a second son that they adopted in the 1960s. They, like many carnival workers moved to Gibsonton in the 1950s, bought a one acre plot of land and a mobile home and called Gibsonton home for the rest of their lives. Emmit died in 1995 and Priscilla died in 2001. A feature article on the couple can be found at this web site: https://showmensmuseum.org/carnival-sideshows/percilla-the-monkey-girl/.
Identifier: HCC0101GIB054 (IID)
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Host Institution: HCCFL