Circus Fun
clown

Title: Helen Mahoney listens to clown

Source: Steeplechase Park/Brooklyn Eagle

Date: 1951

Format: 1 photographic print : b & w, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

Call #: CONE 0266

Caption: "The start of another fun packed season ... Happy 11 yr. old Helen Mahoney of 6809 4th Ave., Brooklyn, listens attentively to Steeplechase Park's new midget clown, Tommy, reminisce about his circus days. The world famous amusement center has begun its 55th season and on Sat., June 2, will be host to 5,000 girl scouts for their annual outing." Closeup of clown with arm around girl wearing large Steeplechase Park tag.

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