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September 25, 2012

Headstand on a Minneapolis skyscraper

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Acrobat on a Minneapolis skyscraper

An acrobat executes a headstand on the roof edge of a skyscraper in downtown Minneapolis. The Foshay Tower looms behind the acrobat; Marquette Avenue recedes into the distance at his right.  Captured by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on September 27, 1942.

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