An acrobat executes a headstand on the roof edge of a skyscraper in downtown Minneapolis. The Foshay Tower looms behind the acrobat; Marquette Avenue recedes into the distance to his right. Captured by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on September 27, 1942.
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Featured on the Minnesota Historical Society's Collections Up Close blog on September 25, 2012 (the link will not be viable until that date).