Alice Doherty (1887-1933)
The Minnesota Woolly Baby
Alice suffered from hypertrichosis. A genetic mutation that causes an excessive growth of hair. Although originally dubbed The Minnesota Woolly Baby, she was more commonly known as Alice the Wonder.
  • Cabinet Photo (Detail)I got an amazing scan of this photo and touched it up. This is the detail of Alice. You can even see the hair on her arms.

              

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