Barnum's American Museum


1Phineas T. Barnum, Struggles and Triumphs (1927; Arno: New York, 1970) 76.
2Barnum, 104.
3Phineas T. Barnum, Barnum's Own Story ed. Waldo R. Browne. (Massachusetts: Peter Smith, 1972) 47.
4Edward L. Schwarzschild, "Death-Defying/Defining Spectacles: Charles Wilson Peale as Early American Freak Showman," Freakery ed. Rosemarie Garland Thomson (New York: New York UP, 1996) 85.
5Barnum, Struggles and Triumphs 118.

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6Barnum 135.
7Barnum 131.
8Barnum 141.
9Andrea Dennett, Weird and Wonderful: The Dime Museum in America (New York: New York UP, 1997) 35.
10Bluford Adams, E Pluribus Barnum (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 1997) 79.
11Barnum, Barnum's Own Story 113.
12Barnum 115.
13Barnum Struggles and Triumphs 163.

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14Dennett 34.
15Barnum, Barnum's Own Story 120.
16Neil Harris, Humbug: The Art of P. T. Barnum (Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1973) 36.
17Harris 34.
18Dennett 26.

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19Dennett 26.
20Dennett 26.
21Barnum Struggles and Triumphs 120-121.
22Harris 55.
23Dennett 35.
24Barnum Barnum's Own Story 125.

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25Barnum 75.
26Barnum 77.
27Barnum 40.

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