Graham Family 1910 Pennsylvania
An acrobatic act "The Four Novelty Grahams" in 1910. The youngest, Herbert, is age 3 but his father said he started performing at 10 mos. At age 3, he was said to be the youngest acrobat in the world (at the time).
The father is 23. The other two are Willie age 5 and Herbert, of course, is 3. Not pictured is their mother who used to be a teacher but is now with the act. They performed 4 times a day for 12 - 14 min. per performance.
photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer ... show more