Osawatomie, Kansas

The Osawatomie Globe 1897

According to local newspaper reports, the Houdini's were quite popular in Osawatomie, KS. I have discovered a newspaper article very critical of locals spending their new found money on entertainment such as medicine shows. The article also mentions the Yellow Fever quarantine in the southern US as a reason for so many "circus people" taking advance of the "good times here". The California Concert Company made their appearances at the Agnew Opera House. I am not sure where they stayed currently.  Any information or photos regarding Houdini's stay in Osawatomie or of the opera house / hotels would be of great value to the book and research. Credit for any information or photos will be given in the book.

Called "one of the best organizations that ever visit the city" in the Osawatomie Globe newspaper. The Houdini's were performing their Metamorphosis trunk effect to the wonder of the crowds.

Do You Have INFO?

An important part of my research is discovering lost or
unpublished information about Houdini's time in Kansas. Any piece of information, stories, photos, posters, news clippings, I would be grateful to have, credit  & share in the book.

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