Original SIGNED Alzoria, the Turtle Girl Pitch Card Cavalcade Variety Show Coney Island 1950

Coney Island Pitch Card for Alzoria The Turtle Girl
Circa 1950’s
Printed Postcard/ Pitchcard for The Cavalcade Variety Show
Signed on the right side in ink with her age and weight and the right side has pencil writing and appears to be in the same “hand” as the right.
Possibly dated July 21 57(1957) which would align when she was there.
She was born in 1912 and at the age of 25 would be in this time frame.

Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2
Condition: fine with some soiling on the back side. Minor bumps to the the edges.
Please see images for details.

“Alzoria, the Turtle Girl” was born in 1912, the only child in a family of nine afflicted with her peculiar condition. She made a career for herself exhibiting at Coney Island from the 1930s-50s, under a variety of unflattering names including “Walrus Girl” and “Pig Woman”. Her arms, stunted and without recognizable elbows, ended in small hands with six stubby, boneless fingers apiece. She had six toes on one foot, and only one toe on the other.

“Alzoria sold all of her pitch cards to the sympathetic crowd, autographing as many of them as she could.”

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Date Posted

08/09/17

Price

$175.00

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