Bobby Kork

Bobby Kork

Bobby Kork An evenly split hermaphrodite, Bobby was male on the right and female on the left. Bobby also had a 50/50 split of genetalia. Apparantly much more masculine in personality and was well known for getting in fights with people who called him a freak. He died in the mid 1900s of food poisoning.

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  • A.W. Stencell.¬†Circus and Carnival Ballyhoo: Sideshow Freaks, Jaggers and Blade Box Queens.¬†Toronto: ECW Press, 2010: 176-9, 259.
  • “Guide to the Bobby Kork Photographs, [1940-1954] “.¬†Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.¬†http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/ead/htmldocs/RMM07652.html.