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The C.W. Parker Carry - Us- All
C. W. Parker, 1864 - 1932

National Carousel Association Logo © Bette Largent
Date of picture: September, 2005
This portrait shows C. W. Parker dressed in grand style of the day.

Parker started in the carnival and carousel business in l892 in Abeline, Kansas. He moved his factory to Leavenworth in 1911. By 1930 the factory was producing all aluminum carousels as well as its other carnival rides.
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