The Three Bartos, Eddie Barto, Edward Sturm, and Dewey Barto (nee Stewart Steven Swoyer), were an acrobatic hand-balancing act that toured and performed in Vaudeville shows in the early 1900s. The scrapbook covers the trio’s career from circa 1911-1912. The scrapbook was donated by Diana Gump, the granddaughter of Edward Sturm. Edward Sturm performed with Eddie Barto as The Mantells and then in a trio as The Three Bartos.
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