The Optimist May 1925, page 85, published by Eli Bridge Co., Jacksonville, Ill.



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Billboard, February 27, 1943 page 35, column 1-2
International Showmen's Association Meeting, Harold Barlow made a brief talk.


Billboard, April 3, 1943 page 28, column 2-3
St. Patrick's day party attended by Harold Barlow


Billboard, April 10, 1943 page 22, column 3
Mail on hand at Cincinnati Office for Harold Barlow



Billboard, April 17, 1943 page 28, column 3


Billboard, Mar 27, 1943 page 43, column 4
International Showmen's Association meeting. Brothers Rex Howe, Harold Barlow, Si Horowitz, and George Lareuz all on the committee for the Mammoth Dance to be held this spring reported on their findings to date and promised definite news and a decision for the next session.



Billboard, August 21, 1943 page 37, column 3-4



Billboard October 30, 1943, page 34 and 35
Harold Barlow, manager and owner of Barlow's Big City Shows, who underwent an operation for cancer of the stomach in Barnard Hospital, St. Louis, has returned to his cottage in East St. Louis, Ill., and is reported on the road to recovery. In the hospital he was visited by showmen and newspapermen, including members of Masons, Elks, Eagles, Moose, International Masonic Twelve-High Club, Guild, Eastside Motor Club and International Association of Showmen, in all of which he holds membership. In outdoor show business over a quarter of a century his career dates back to the Bostock-Ferrari Shows and Mighty Doris Shows with which he was associated as promoter, agent and general representative.



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Billboard, January 27, 1945 page 37, column 2
International Showmen's Association Meeting Harold Barlow on entertainment committee



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Billboard, May 12, 1945 page 61, column 2-3



Billboard, October 20, 1945 page 51, column 3
International Showmen's Association Meeting John Francis, Harold Barlow, Earl Bunting and William (Red) McCoy made talks.



Billboard, January 19, 1946 page 45, column 4
Heart of America Showmen's Club in Annual New Year's Eve Frolic



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Billboard, December 21, 1946, page 59, column 4
Recent visitors Harold Barlow



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Billboard, September 27, 1947, page 76, column 3
Harold Barlow honorary pallbearer for Lucius B. Smutz


Billboard, November 29, 1947, page 96, column 3
Recent visitors to winter quarters included Henry Berger and Harold Barlow



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Billboard, January 15, 1949, page 62, column 2
Harold Barlow on Board of Governors of International Showmen elect Earl Bunting president.



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Billboard, February 26, 1949, page 81, column 4
International Showmen's Association Meeting, Voted to membership Jack (Red) Donnelly presented by Don Donnelly and Harold Barlow


Billboard, March 26, 1949, page 80, column 3
Others promising to start soon were.. Harold Barlow.


Billboard, April 2, 1949, page 89, column 2
March 26 - International Showmen's Association Meeting, Ernie Marohl, Johnny Bale, John Francis and Harold Barlow also are planning to spring soon


Billboard, April 23, 1949, page 83, column 2
Visitors to opening of John Frances included Harold Barlow



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Billboard, March 18,1950, page 65, column 1



State of Missouri Death Certificate 29 May 1949
29 May 1949 Harold John Barlow died at Firmin Desloge Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri; usual residence: 529 N. 52nd St., East St. Louis, Illinois; white male married - wife Vera Barlow; born 7 Jan 1892 [sic] at Patterson [sic] NJ; occupation: entertainer - show business; father: Henry Barlow; mother's maiden name: Unknown; never in US armed forces; social security number - unknown; informant: Vera Barlow, 529 N. 52nd St., E. St. L., Ill.

Medical Certification: Fecal Peritonitis (12 hrs) due to Perforation of small intestine (12 hrs) due to gangrene from obstruction (4 weeks); other significant conditions - Recurrent Ca of Pelvic floor; Autopsy - Yes; ???? M D of 1325 So. Grand Blvd. attended deceased from 5-21-49 to 5-29-49; last seen 5-29-49; signed 5-29-49

Burial 6-1-49 at Memorial Park, Normandy, Mo; funeral director: Albert H. Hoppe, 4700 Washington Blvd.

Note: Normandy, Mo is a suburb of St. Louis, NW of downtown; cemetery at the NE corner of the intersection of I-70 and "Lucas and Hunt Rd" Memorial Park website