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  • John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection

Capt. Jack Glicken, Exposition, 1935

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Jack Glicken as a police officer, California Pacific Exposition, Midget Villege, 1935
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Jack Samuel Glicken (b.1900 as Jack Glickstein, d. 1950) poses here at the Midget Village as a police officer during the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego's Balboa Park. Medically a dwarf, this postcard claims that he was 34 years old, 32 inches high and weighed 65 lbs. He later performed in "The Wizard of Oz" as a member of the Singer Midget group portraying munchkins.
Expositions; Balboa Park; California Pacific Exposition of 1935; Jack Samuel Glicken; Dwarfs; Police officer; Midget Village; Little people
California - San Diego - Balboa Park
  • John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection
3.5 inches x 5.5 inches
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