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Humpty Dumpty Circus – Albert Schoenhut

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Just after the close of the Civil War, in 1865, a young German immigrant named Albert Schoenhut settled in Philadelphia and got a job at the famous Wanamaker & Son department store.

Albert had a special affinity for Wanamaker’s toy department.

No wonder. His father and grandfather back in Germany had both been toymakers. Continue reading Humpty Dumpty Circus – Albert Schoenhut