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Annie Edson Taylor went over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Mabel Stark wrestled with tigers. Sonora Webster Carver plummeted forty feet on horseback into a tank of water. These and the eleven other women profiled in this book performed between 1880 and 1929, when females were expected to stay home and raise families, not entertain crowds with acts of derring-do.

Women Daredevils: Thrills, Chills, and Frills: Julia Cummins and Cheryl Harness

Mabel Stark - Tiger Trainer ~ Emma.J

This is a custom figure of a female lion tamer / tiger trainer based on the real lady, Mabel Stark who worked with big cats in the circus.

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That was only the first of three serious maulings Stark suffered.

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Courtesy of Arcadia Publishing Famous tiger trainer Mabel Stark poses with one…

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Mabel & Mel: Jungleland compound late 1950′s. Mabel Stark and Mel Koontz.

Mabel & Mel: Jungleland compound late Mabel Stark and Mel Koontz.

Chronicles of a Twisted-Sistah-Knitta: #9) Feline Fatale ~ Mabel Stark

Chronicles of a Twisted-Sistah-Knitta: Feline Fatale ~ Mabel Stark

The 1920s ‘Circus Girl’ Who Fought Sexism—With Tigers Animal trainer Mabel Stark challenged expectations about women in entertainment.

The 1920s ‘Circus Girl’ Who Fought Sexism—With Tigers

The ‘Circus Girl’ Who Fought Sexism—With Tigers Animal trainer Mabel Stark challenged expectations about women in entertainment.

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