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Alfreno, the high wire performer

101 years ago... The Cambridge Industrial Carnival was keeping Central Square on its toes:
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Cambridge Industrial Carnival

A few months ago we were contacted by a Facebook fan who asked us if we knew anything about this banner from the Cambridge Industrial Carnival. We said we would look into it and we’d love to see the original. The fan generously donated it. With a little research we discovered that, 101 years ago today, the Industrial Carnival was all the rage. On October 14, 1911, the Cambridge Chronicle wrote: