Fedor Jeftichew (1868 - 1904) was a Russian known as 'Jo-Jo The Dog Faced Boy'. He had hypertrichosis, which caused long hair all over his body. His father also had the condition and they were in the sideshow together. After his father's death, he became employed by P.T. Barnum. He customarily wore a Russian soldier's uniform and saber. At times he acted quiet and dignified and others he barked and growled at the audience. He died of pneumonia at age 35.
Misses Aloisia Wagner (1907 - ???), AKA "Rosa Violetta," was born without arms or legs. When Wagner was 15 years old, she started performing in sideshows. She came to the United states in 1924 when she was 17 years old. She worked with Ringling Brothers and Dreamland Circus Sideshow. She moved around by hopping. Altought she had no limbs, she was able to comb her own hair, dress herself, thread a needle, and even sew.
Alice E. Doherty was born in 1887 with a rare genetic mutation called “hypertrichosis", or “werewolf syndrome", which causes excessive body hair. She was billed as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby". At birth, she was covered all over in two-inch long, silky blonde hair. She began exhibiting as a sideshow “freak" at the age of two.
Ella Ewing 8’4″ lla Ewing was born in Missouri in 1872. She is known as the ‘Missouri Giant’. She grew normally until the age of 7, at which time she began to grow rapidly. Her maximum height is disputed and due to the lack of records she is not listed in the Guinness book of Records. She toured as a side-show freak until she died of tuberculosis in 1913.