Marie “Mummy” O'Day

Marie “Mummy” O'Day

Birth
Death unknown
Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Donated to Medical Science, Specifically: THIS IS A MUMMIFIED BODY, THAT HAS BEEN USED IN A 'TRAVELING SHOW.' THE BODY IS CURRENTLY IN A STORAGE, IN NORTH CAROLINA. ITS NOT BURIED, AND CURRENTLY FOR SALE...
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A MUMMY, which was used in a 'traveling show' during the 1950s, 60s, 70s. Currently located in awarehouse, for sale in North Carolina.

The following are articles, and links about Marie.

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It is said "Marie O'Day was a stripper where she entertained in a night club sometime in 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
She was stabbed and her throat cut by her common law husband. Afterward he through her body into the Great Salt Lake, where it remained floating for 12 years. It was found when it washed ashore near a pavilion along the beach of the Great Salt Lake.
The Legend go on to say she was still intact from the red hair on her head to the corn on her toe. She had become mummified due to the great salt deposits absorbed from the Great Salt Lake."
http://www.sideshowworld.com/76-Blow/Marie/Main/Page-O%27Day.html

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Memories of Marie
by John Banik

Every time I see anything about Marie it reminds me of the time I worked with her, even though it's sort of morbid in a way. But It's really good to see that Marie is still around.
The last time that I saw her was here in Tupelo, Mississippi. I had been working for Charlie Campbell for about the last six months in 1968. There wasn't much of the show left, we were traveling with her, in her Palace Car where everything was on exhibit. Her mummy and a few other oddities as I remember them, which included 2 headed snakes, 2 headed rats, a shrunken head, an eight legged pig with two bodies and 1 head, "darn that thing was ugly", and a few old guns, each of them having their own story. "I sure would like to know what happened to Charlie"? But most of all I do remember Marie! She was in a very fine casket with satin sheets. It was my job to make sure her sheets were kept clean and changed, she had to look good for her appearances.
If memory serves me correctly the way Charlie told his story was a little different from what you have posted in your answer about the Legend of Marie O' Day on your site. It probably changed a little with each showmen that owned her.
Taken from our Ask The Staff section, The Legend of Marie O' Day,
"Marie was a stripper who entertained in a night club in 1925 when she was stabbed and had her throat cut by her common law husband. Afterward, she was thrown into the Great Salt Lake in Utah, where her body remained floating for 12 years. It was found when it washed up near a pavilion along the shore of the Great Salt Lake. When it was found it was said that it was still intact from the red hair on her head to the corn on her toe. It had become mummified due to the great salt deposits absorbed from the lake."
I don't recall her being referred to as a call girl or stripper. But rather as a show girl and that her jealous husband had stabbed her and dumped her weighted body into the Great Salt Lake, where she was later discovered. It seems that some workmen who were digging a pier found her, and In Charlie’s spiel, Marie didn't wash up on the shores of the Great Salt Lake!
To the best of my memory I can recall there was a place where the workers damaged the mummy with a shovel. I don't recall exactly where. The story went on to say that several years later the husband took a case of conscience and admitted to killing her, and received a lengthy prison sentence. Charlie told me that her husband had contacted him about arranging for a proper burial when he was released from the Utah State Prison.
Charlie Campbell was quite a character. I remember him as a decent sort of a fellow even though he never paid me for my last weeks pay of $8.00. He did keep me fed and showed me things that I would have never learned about in any school. I guess his show might have grown larger over the years as it pasted through the many folks that owned Marie. I only remember having the mummy and the other 8 or 10 freakish animals not to say that they were all real. I had my suspicions that he may of had somebody make them up for him.
All in all I can say that my time spent with Marie and Charlie Campbell was good. It is one of those times that I will never forget...
Out of many interesting thing that happened while I worked with Marie, I don't recall any problems that occurred with the police.
I do remember a Baptist Minister in Corinth Mississippi, bringing his family in for the show, and raising pure hell about it. Charlie and that Minister went outside and had a few choice words and then the Minister took his family and left. There was also a group of high school girls that were really grossed out by the shrunken head. We always had a lot of folks who were interested in why the head was so small. They would ask me how they managed to get it that size. The best I can remember it was about the size of a baseball it may have been of African descent and had long hair maybe 12 inches in length.
The animal freaks such as the 8 legged pig and the 2 headed snakes were a great topic of conversation as well. But it seems that we had a mouse with 2 heads and a 5 legged rabbit. Well I always thought he had those made (Gaffed) somewhere because they were stuffed. As I said before there were also a few old guns of which I don't remember any of their stories. They also were exhibited under glass.
The thing that I remember best was that story Charlie told about the alleged letter that her husband had written him asking if he could retrieve Marie's mummy when he got out of prison, in order to give her a proper burial. I take it that either he never got out or that Charlie was just telling me a story.
Charlie also had these photos that he claimed were of Marie when she was a show girl.
Well, I guess that's show business!

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Who Owned Marie
I read your piece on Marie O'Day and I'm trying to track down who owned her before Capt. Boswell. Ron and I did the examination on her two years ago, but we are finally getting around to writing up the story now. We got the librarians in Salt Lake City and the Utah Historical Society to search the records. They found nothing on a "Marie O'Day" or a murder as described by the legend. The only other clue we have left are her dentures. They were made of this material call vulcanite. It was first manufactured in 1864 and was popular until the 1940's. We know the Captain got her in '75. Do you know who any of the previous owners were? Prof. Gerald Conlogue Quinnipiac University Hamden CT.
Jerry, W.F. (Dub) Duggan owned Marie, he sold her to Charlie Campbell, a showman out of Sylva, N.C. He worked for several years and sold her to a showman named Hoot Black, out of Athens, Alabama. He sold her to Capt. Harvey Boswell out of North Carolina. It is my understanding that Capt. Boswell's brother still owns her.
The information below is from W.F. (Dub) Duggan,
MARIE O'DAY
by W. F.. (Dub) Duggan,
Wherever I go, the question that I am asked the most, is the true story of Marie O'Day, and the three seasons I spent exhibiting her body. I never thought much of telling the story, because three years with Marie is enough, and the story is not funny or it is not meant to be. I guess it is interesting and shows the reader something. Besides, there are some people that will be heartsick if I don't write it down. So, here goes.
"Please allow me to direct your attention to the back of the tent where I am going to show you the body of Marie O'Day. Now this extra added attraction (meaning you had to pay extra to see it) is the same body that you have read about in the newspapers, and in the detective magazines, it has been featured in Sunday papers for several years. By special arrangement, with the State of Utah, you are going to see this body, and the powers of the Great Salt Lake, in preserving and mummifying a human body.
Now, Marie was a beautiful red headed, American girl who was a professional dancer. She was murdered by being stabbed in her right side, by her lover, who threw her body into the Great Salt Lake, where it washed to the shore, and was covered up by the salt, sand and minerals, and remained there for some eighteen years. The Dance Casino burned down and in excavating for a new Casino, her body was discovered by workers.
By special arrangements with the State of Utah, this show, The Pan American Animal Exhibit, has received special permission to exhibit the body. When you come back here I am going to open the casket and show you this body from the top of her head to the bottom of her feet. I will show you the beautiful red hair upon her head, and you will be allowed to touch it if you wish. You will see the eyes, the teeth and lips, the breasts, hands and fingernails, and on down the body to the legs and feet. I will take the body out of the casket, and turn it over so that you might examine the backside.
Compliments of the State of Utah." In the small towns that we showed in, everybody knew everybody, and what they did, so all heads would turn and look at a man or woman, and that way I would know what I was working with. Not that I could do anything about it, but did put me on notice. If you can't tell the difference between a doctor and an undertaker, you really need to get into another line of work.
Going on with my speech, I would say, "For the rest of you people, it will be 25 cents for adults and 15 cents for children. Pay, and walk right in. Get in early and get a good place to see. " How it may seem like to some of you that we did not get a lot of money. But, in those days, it was all the traffic would pay. If I had thought I could have gotten more, I would have. Marie O'Day took in a lot of money. Never less than one hundred dollars and day, and most days more than that. The biggest gross that I remember was in Harley, Ky. where I got over one thousand dollars in one day. After I sold her body to Charlie Campbell, he took in over two thousand dollars in three days in Chattanooga, Tenn. When you start talking about hundred and thousands of dollars in the 1940s and 50s, you are talking about serious money.
HOW THE TRUTH ABOUT MARIE O'DAY, OR WHAT I KNOW TO BE THE TRUTH
First, the body was an embalmed body of some woman, and the red hair was for real. I don't think it was a real stab wound in her right side. I really don't know how she died. I don't think Marie ever saw the Great Salt Lake, and I doubt that she was ever in the state of Utah. I heard a lot of stories of where she came from, and I don't know when one is the truth.
The one that sounds the best is that she was found dead, sitting in the waiting room of a bus station in Mississippi. There was no I.D. on her body, or in her handbag, but she was well dressed and looked like class. The undertaker assumed that someone would show up to claim her body, and it would be only a matter of days until he would be rid of her. Well, the days turned into weeks, then months, then years, and still no one showed up.
The poor undertaker kept waiting and putting in more formaldehyde to preserve her, and wondering what to do next. After so much time had passed, a traveling showman came by and offered him something for her. It seemed like a good idea to sell and recover something, but better still, to get rid of her and out of town and gone. After all, the undertaker didn't have a lot of options open to him. So, he sold.
Somehow, the traveling showman went by the Pan American Animal Exhibit, and sold out for $200. I have never seen a receipt, or any other written proof that is what happened, but it is still uncommon when dealing in cash money, not to put everything in writing.
The first time I ever saw the body; she was displayed in an old wooden crate, and presented by an old time Showman, by the name of Bill Stiles. Bill was a nice fellow, but he was subject to being suddenly taken drunk, generally at the most un-opportune time. That's how I got his job. One night in some little town in Kentucky, it was time for Bill to make the presentation, and he fell down on the stage drunk, so there being no one else available, I took over. Did a hell of a good job with it, especially with the part about Bill not being drunk, but instead was grief-stricken, as he knew Marie in real life.
I bought Marie a casket, changed a couple of things in the pitch, like making her a professional dancer, which gave her a reason to be in a casino. Couple of other little changes and worked the pitch very hard, because I was cut in for half of the money. It was the first big or serious money that I ever made. Jean use to laugh about running our fingers down the left side of the menu, ordering whatever we wanted to eat. Everybody else had to run down the right side to see what each item cost before ordering.
I am most asked if we ever had any problems with the law. I worked it for almost three years, and there were others behind me, and I never heard of any trouble. I don't know if there is a law against it or not. I never heard of it and I don't think it comes up often enough to have need for such a law. In those days there were a lot of freak shows, and they were very popular. Today, there are none and they wouldn't make money if there were.
I am often asked whatever happened to Marie, and I don't know. I sold her to Charlie Campbell, a showman out of Sylva, N.C. He worked for several years and sold her to a showman named Hoot Black, out of Athens, Alabama. I heard that some person in North Carolina bought her from Hoot, and still has her in his home, but does not exhibit her. That's enough about Marie O'Day. I have told you what I know, and I hope certain people are happy.
Marie was sold to Hoot Black who also owned and exhibited Gold Tooth Jimmy. Jimmy resides in Maryland with a collector and Marie is owned by the showman, Capt. Harvey Boswell who owned her until his death.
Additional Information:
Gold Tooth Jimmy was purchased by a collector in Maryland.
I have pictures of him looking at the mummies of Gold Tooth & Marie on Boswell property. He never did buy Marie, as he said her back was broken and she was apparently mounted on a board. The last I heard was Boswell's brother still has her. It is my understanding that some of his estate has been sold, I was told that at one time his brother wanted to sell it intact, but may have pieced some of it if not all of it. I haven't confirmed the information of the sale. John Robinson Sideshow World
Prof. Gerald Conlogue is better know for his work on the Mummy Road Show which airs on the National Geographic Channel.
Ron Beckett and Jerry Conlogue, are professors of health science at Quinnipiac University Hamden CT. They co-host the program which is a fast paced half-hour television series following the adventures of Ron and Jerry, who have a passion for the off-beat -- mummies. They also have a talent that goes with that passion -- investigating mummies using x-ray and endoscopic technologies.

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Under the Bed
Marie O'Day, an honest to goodness true short story about her.
During the 1960's Col. L.O. "Hoot" Black owned and exhibited Marie.
I have known the Black's since I was a kid and have been very good friends with the family for as long as I can remember. Hoot was instrumental in getting me interested in joining the circus and sideshow. It fact he was the one who helped me get into the industry.
Now lets get back to Marie. Hoot had several wood sheds on his property, He stored all kinds of stuff in them. He had one big problem with storing anything in those sheds, let alone Marie! His problem was he had rats in the wood sheds.
Hoot was always afraid if he stored Marie in the sheds that the rats might start eating her. So every winter he would roll her up in a blanket and store her under his & his wife's bed. That give a whole new meaning to finding shoes under the bed........
Marie O'Day at Capt. Harvey Boswell Compound
Well when spring rolled around, Hoot would get us to pull her out from underneath the bed and clean hear up a bit, and get her ready for up coming season.
I know when Hoot had Marie, she was a real money-maker for him.
Col. Hoot Black, He was one hell of a showman in his day.
by Ricky Hargrove

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MAY 27, 1970. THE SHOPPERS' WEEKLY JOURNAL
O'Day' Exhibit 'Set for Today
The real body of Marie O'Day, murdered "night club" entertainer whose body reportedly was bound beneath the pavilion on the shores of the Great Salt Lake 12 years after she had disappeared, and still in a perfect state of mummified preservation, will be exhibited today at Big Springs Shopping Center. The general public is invited to view the unusual exhibit. The (entertainer's body in its preserved state was attributed to the 26 per cent of salt chemical content present in the water of the Great Salt Lake.
Miss O'Day's story is said never to have been duplicated.
According to the exhibitor, a well preserved body resembles leather and the red hair of the corpse stands out even after mummification.
Viewer were invited to inspect the body to convince themselves that the girl was once alive, that here is a real human body.
The exhibitor said that Marie O'Day's "lover" a common-law husband was captured and convicted for the brutal crime.
She reportedly was stabbed in the back, her throat cut before she was thrown in the lake where the body was washed
ashore and was covered with salt, silt and sand for 12 years. The body has been viewed by many thousands in 38 states and Canada.
The body can be viewed in a special van which will be parked in the shopping center.
Note from Captain Harvey Boswell: IN ANOTHER OLD NEWSPAPER IN MY COLLECTION. THIS SHOWS THE LATE "DOC" TOOMBS, WHO OPERATED MARIE EXHIBIT FOR HOOT BLACK SEVERAL SEASONS. HOOT WAS OUT AS ADVANCE MAN WITH A CIRCUS AT THE TIME, AND ALSO BOOKING MARIE ON STREET LOCATIONS THRU OUT THE COUNTRY EXTRA MONEY FOR HIM. A HURRICANE FINALLY TORE UP THE PALACE CAR WHILE DOWN IN MISSISSIPPI, AND HOOT ME THAT HIM AND CHARLIE HAD A HARD TIME GETTING MARIE THRU A WINDOW ON THE TRAILER.
THE PALACE CAR IS NOW SPENDING IT'S LAST DAYS IN A JUNK YARD IN KNOXVILLE, TN.
A VERY POOR ENDING FOR SUCH A GLORIOUS CAREER IN OUTDOOR SHOW BIZ.
Morgan County Newsweek, Wednesday, September 4, 1974
Rain and mud failed to present enough, of an obstacle to dampen the spirits of the largest Monday night crowd at Morgan County Fair in recent years. The Midway is much larger and has many new attractions - in fact the size off the Midway is responsible for creating a parking problem.
The gate receipts Monday night were considerably higher than last year despite the rain.
The horse show - restricted to Morgan County exhibitors - was a success and riders performed before at least 300 spectators.
The new exhibition building was filled with both exhibitions and spectators.
Long after the horse show and the rain which forced the fans from the stands, many people were wading the mud on the midway enjoying the rides and concessions.
Included in attractions on the midway is a mummified body of a woman who was murdered and thrown in the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The body because of the salt and sand resembles leather and the red hair of the corpse stands out even after mummification.
Note from Captain Harvey Boswell: SHOWING MARIE FROM AN OLD NEWSPAPER THAT I HAVE IN MY FILES. I NEVER EXHIBITED HER NUDE AS SHOWN HERE, ALWAYS COVERED. I BOUGHT HER FROM THE LATE COL. "HOOT" BLACK, HE BOUGHT HER FROM THE LATE CHARLIE CAMPBELL, INCLUDING THE ENTIRE PALACE CAR, WITH MANY ODDITIES, CHARLIE BOUGHT HER FROM THE LATE ANDY OSAK, LATE OWNER OF SHOWTOWN U.S.A., SO ON.
WHAT STORIES YOU COULD HEAR IF SHE COULD ONLY TALK.

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Only Charlie Campbell Exhibitor is able to
present such an attraction as Marie O’Day, The ex-night club entertainer whose body was found beneath a pavilion on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, 19 years after she had disappeared, and in perfect state of preservation. [Mummified but not petrified.]
The discovery of her body wrote another chapter into the unusual, colorful, if tragic story of her life. Her condition at the time she was found was attributed to the twenty-one per cent of salt chemical content present in the water of the Great Salt Lake. It is a story which has never been duplicated.
Marie's name first hit the news when she mysteriously faded out after a performance at a night club.
Investigation revealed that she was stabbed in the back, and her throat cut and she was thrown into the lake, where it washed ashore and was covered up with salt silt and sand for 12 years. This is what preserved the body and left it in the mummified leather like condition.
When you see the REAL BODY of Miss Marie O'Day, you will see that the body is still pliable,
you will note the beautiful red hair upon her head, which is still growing. The well persevered teeth, you will see her fingernails, toe nails even the corn upon her toe.
Mr. Campbell takes great pleasure in presenting this wonderful work of nature in preserving a human body and we are pleased to have your family doctor come as our guest and make such inspection as he desires to convince himself as to whether or not this is a real human body.
However, this gruesome act was followed by the even more startling fact that her body was preserved through the 12 years it lay buried on the shores of the Great Salt Lake.
Doctors and nurses and under- takers are especially invited to make such inspection as necessary to convince themselves that Marie O'Day was once alive! The same as you and I.
We are pleased to state that Marie O'Day's "lover or common-law husband was captured and convicted for the brutal crime, and is now paying for his crime with 99 years or life in a Utah State Penitentiary".
The body of Marie O'Day has been viewed by many thousands of people in 38 states and Canada. We invite the most skeptical to pay it a visit and we feel sure that the preservation of Marie O'Day's body is a wonderful work of nature.
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As the video camera records the action Ron Beckett, right, discusses the mummy CT scan image on the screen with Dr. Jeff Jones, center end Jerry Conlogue, with glasses. (Photo by Keith Barnes)
By Keith Barnes Daily Times Photojournalist
Even though Ron Beckett and Jerry Conlogue like their weekly jobs as college professors at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., they like their weekends even better. That’s when they pack up their gear and head off to such places as the peat bogs near Amsterdam; the island of Samui off the coast of Thailand; Nashville, Tenn.; or Wilson, N.C.
As part of the National Geographic Channel television series “The Mummy Road Show,” these men have the unusual hobby of searching for and examining human mummies around the world. They are accompanied on their trips by a camera crew taping footage of the investigations to be used for the weekly program. This particular Saturday morning in February found them in the radiology department at Wilson Medical Center to examine a mummy known as Marie O’Day.
O’Day was the property of the Capt. Harvey Lee Boswell, a renowned carnival operator from Wilson who operated the sideshow “The Palace of Wonders.” The men knew of Boswell’s mummy and had asked if they could see it. Boswell agreed, and arrangements were made for the examination to take place at Wilson Medical Center. Boswell died unexpectedly two weeks before the scheduled visit, but with preparations already in place his relatives chose to proceed as planned.
The legend on Marie O’Day was that she was a stripper who died in 1925 from stab wounds inflicted by her husband. Afterwards, she was supposedly thrown into the Great Salt Lake in Utah, where her body floated for years and become mummified by absorbing salt deposits from the lake. She later become part of the carnival circuit, and Boswell obtained her in 1975 for his sideshow. Analyzing the mummy would help Beckett and Conlogue determine whether that legend was true or if possibly she had died from other causes. They asked Wilson radiologist Dr. Jeff Jones to help them perform an autopsy on the mummy by means of a CT scan along with a biopsy of tissue samples. With the scan, called computerized tomography, X-rays pass through the body to produce cross-sectioned images or “slices” of the tissue being examined. O’Day’s mummified remains Mummy autopsy at hospital National Geographic brings camera for ‘Mummy Road Show’ airing Tuesday night Harvey Boswell of Wilson, who owned the mummy, is shown in this 1993 photo with a giant python at the Wilson County Fair. CT/MRI technologist Jackie Owens guides the mummy Marie O’Day through the scanning apparatus. The mummy’s face is at right. were sealed in clear plastic to prevent contamination and picked up by the local rescue squad, transported to Wilson Medical'Center and placed in the CT scan. As the mummy passed through the scanner Jones tried to suppress his excitement when the X-ray images appeared on the screen. “You guys see things like this every day,” he said, “but for us, it’s awesome.” During the examination Beckett and Conlogue spoke of their passion for studying mummies. “This is not just bizarre stuff,” Beckett said. “It’s a unique opportunity to look into the past. We try to tell the story and treat the body with the same respect as we would with humans. Our goal is to learn as much as possible and destroy as little as possible.” “There were lots of Harvey (Boswell Mike people out there who had side-show mummies,” Conlogue said. “With a side-show mummy there had to be a story to bring the people in. For the carnivals the story was more important than the mummy itself.” Following a full day of studying and analyzing test results the men had formed an opinion about the legend of Marie O’Day. They surmised that the original story was probably untrue, and O’Day had likely died as a result of tuberculosis, not stab wounds. Also, they concluded that the mummification resulted from using arsenic to embalm the body since the amount of the chemical found in the body was several hundred times the normal concentration. Conlogue was familiar with this condition. “We don’t know who the mummy makers were during that era, and we know nothing about their embalming techniques, but someone got the idea that arsenic would give the body something like the consistency of wood,” Conlogue said. “The knowledge was out there, but we’re just finding out about it now.”
Following the exam, O’Day’s remains were returned to storage and now await her moment of television fame when the show airs Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on The National Geographic Channel (Wilson cable channel 70). Check local listings for dates and times as the show will be rebroadcast at various times after that. “This was the opportunity of a lifetime,” Jones said following the exam. “The whole experience was incredible.”
You may reach Keith Barnes at barnes@wilsondaily.com or 265-7855.
• Wilson Daily Times
• Location: Wilson, North Carolina, United States Of America
• Issue Date: November 30, 2002

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Weirdest road trip?
OK, if you’re squeamish, you may not want to know this, but for sure my weirdest trip took me to a collection of late Nineteenth/early Twentieth Century freak-show memorabilia. Did you ever hear about Marie O’Day? Back in the 1920s, she was murdered by her boyfriend, who threw her body into the Great Salt Lake. When they found her ten years later, she’d been mummified by the saltwater. They put her on tour. People used to stand in line for hours and pay 50 cents just to get inside the tent to see her. Well, there were a lot of these sideshow attractions and I happened upon this collection in North Carolina. I certainly didn’t want the pickled remains of anything, but I did buy the skeleton of a sea lion.

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AMERICAN PICKERS EPISODE:
S17E06 - Picker's Code
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6sxc0t

LAST OWNER OF THE MUMMY;
Capt Harvey Lee Boswell
Birth 12 Jan 1928
Death 22 Jan 2002 (aged 74)
Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Maplewood Cemetery
Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina, USA
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/37058809/harvey-lee-boswell


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marie “Mummy” O'Day (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 193852127, ; Maintained by R.C. (contributor 47303570) Donated to Medical Science, who reports a THIS IS A MUMMIFIED BODY, THAT HAS BEEN USED IN A 'TRAVELING SHOW.' THE BODY IS CURRENTLY IN A STORAGE, IN NORTH CAROLINA. ITS NOT BURIED, AND CURRENTLY FOR SALE....