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Wendler-Funaro, Carlos de, 1898-1985 (language teacher, also known as Carl Funaro)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Alland, Alexander, Sr. (Alexander Landschaft), 1902-1989  Search this
Collection Author:
Kaslov, Steve, ca. 1888-1949 (King of the Red Bandanna Romany Gypsies )  Search this
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 5.1" x 3.4")
Box 6, Folder 3
Ludar  Search this
Gypsies  Search this
Archival materials
Circa 1937
Scope and Contents:
Possibly an act with the WPA Circus. Borderless print, trimmed unevenly.
Local Numbers:
AC0161-0000004 (AC Scan No.)
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Photographs by de Wendler-Funaro are available for reproduction. Fees for commercial use. Permission to reproduce photographs by Alexander Alland must be granted by the photographer's estate; other photographs may have copyright restrictions.
Bears -- performing -- 1920-1980 -- Maspeth (N.Y.)  Search this
Gypsies -- 1920-1980 -- United States  Search this
Captive wild animals  Search this
Training -- Animals -- 1930-1950  Search this
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection / Series 7: Photographs by de Wendler Funaro: Gypsies in the United States / 7.2: Ludar / Maspeth, c. 1937. Bear and trainer. De Wendler-Funaro refers in his manuscripts to Ludar in the W. P. A. Circus; records of the Works Progress'Administration confirm the-pirtici'@ation of this Maspeth Ludar trainer and his 'sensational wire-walking, bicycle-riding -and roller skating Russian bears,' from 1937 through 1939. #156
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History