Zip the Pinhead (1842-April 9th, 1926).  Zip performed for P.T. Barnum and was often billed as "Zip the What Is It?".  His real name was William Henry Johnson, and he was born in New Jersey in 1842.  Unlike the majority of "pinheads", Zip was not mentally challenged.  He retired a wealthy man, and it is said that his last words were, "Well, we fooled 'em for a long time, didn't we?"

Zip the Pinhead, born William Henry Johnson in Liberty Corner, New Jersey – April 1926 in New York City, New York), was an A.

1980's Retro Jacket: Early 80s -Missing Label- Mens cream background cotton polyester blend ribbed knit cuff longsleeve zip front golf zip jacket. Round standup collar with button tab closure. Two lower front flapped button down side entry inset pockets and square waistline. Inside is unlined. Two pinhead size dark spots on the back of the right sleeve, (not very noticeable and may lessen with additional laundering).

1980's Retro Jacket: Early 80s -Missing Label- Mens cream background cotton polyester blend ribbed knit cuff longsleeve zip front golf zip jacket. Round standup collar with button tab closure. Two lower front flapped button down side entry inset pockets and square waistline. Inside is unlined. Two pinhead size dark spots on the back of the right sleeve, (not very noticeable and may lessen with additional laundering).

ZIP THE PINHEAD

Zip the Pinhead's cabinet card. William Henry Johnson (ca. was so revered in the show business community that in his latter years he was known as “the Dean of Freaks”.

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Zip the Pinhead: Young Black Man Displayed as an American Freak Show – Rewinding Black

ZIP THE PINHEAD - What is it? Circus Freaks and Human Oddites

Freaks is a 1932 American Pre-Code horror film about sideshow performers, directed and produced by Tod Browning and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, with a cast mostly composed of actual carnival performers.

Crossgrain Leather Coach Corner Zip Wristlet Authentic Coach wristlet. Credit card pockets. Attached wrist strap. 6 1/4"x4". Color is turquoise. Three small pinhead marks on the front-not noticeable unless you are looking for it. Coach Bags Clutches & Wristlets

Crossgrain Leather Coach Corner Zip Wristlet

Crossgrain Leather Coach Corner Zip Wristlet Authentic Coach wristlet. Credit card pockets. Attached wrist strap. 6 1/4"x4". Color is turquoise. Three small pinhead marks on the front-not noticeable unless you are looking for it. Coach Bags Clutches & Wristlets

-top left is zip the pinhead compared with the last authentic photos of the Aztecs. , both possessed what they referred to as pinheads and similar noses , Zip the pinhead would be considered black, while maximo and bartolo were considered Aztecs  #1828american   #blackhistory   #aboriginalamericans

-top left is zip the pinhead compared with the last authentic photos of the Aztecs. , both possessed what they referred to as pinheads and similar noses , Zip the pinhead would be considered black, while maximo and bartolo were considered Aztecs

Rare postcard from Coney Island showing Koo Koo the bird girl, Zip the pinhead and Schlitzie posing as musicians. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Rare postcard from Coney Island showing Koo Koo the bird girl, Zip the pinhead and Schlitzie posing as musicians.

Gravestone of William Henry Johnson, better known as P.T. Barnum's attraction "Zip, the Pinhead"

Gravestone of William Henry Johnson, better known as P. Barnum's attraction "Zip, the Pinhead"

Zip the Pinhead

William Henry Johnson, sometime in the century, who was better known as "Zip the Pinhead." Believed to suffer from microencephaly, Mr. Johnson was dubbed the "Dean of Freaks" and worked for P. He died on April 1926 at the age of

Inspiration for Humanoid Exhibit: William Henry Johnso, aka "Zip the Pinhead"

"Instantaneous Portrait" from a New York Photo Studio: Zip the Pinhead, real name William Henry Johnson.

Retro 70s Jacket (Envoy) : 70s -Envoy- Mens red background nylon elastic cuff longsleeve zip front wind breaker zip jacket. Jacket has white striping down the tops of the shoulders and white top stitching throughout. Fold over collar. White trimmed lower front divided kangaroo style pocket and square waistline. Inside is unlined. The jacket has a super small faint pinhead size white and black mark on the left front collar tip, a tiny pinhead size black spot on the right front pocket and tiny…

Retro 70s Jacket (Envoy) : 70s -Envoy- Mens red background nylon elastic cuff longsleeve zip front wind breaker zip jacket. Jacket has white striping down the tops of the shoulders and white top stitching throughout. Fold over collar. White trimmed lower front divided kangaroo style pocket and square waistline. Inside is unlined. The jacket has a super small faint pinhead size white and black mark on the left front collar tip, a tiny pinhead size black spot on the right front pocket and tiny…

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