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Unlikely Suspects: 1941

Unlikely Suspects: 1941

March 1941. "Effigies of George Washington, Joe Louis and some criminal in a traveling sideshow 'crime museum.' Washington and Joe Louis are examples of 'what you may become if you go straight.' Near Fort Bragg, North Carolina." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

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This reminds me of a Twilight Zone episode called "The New Exhibit." A former employee of a defunct wax museum takes home several wax murderers and stores them in his basement. You can guess what happens next.

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