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Seeking 1930s to 50s wrestling memorabilia (eastside)

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Wild Bill Zim (also known as Zimovich, Zimtrowicz, Zimobitch, Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill Cody, Zimm Zimm, Wild Bill Vim, Chuck Wiggins, Man From Mars, the Naughty Nicaraguan (also the Noble and the Temperamental Nicaraguan), Tarzan Zim, Shirley Temple of the bone benders, Goldilocks, the Perambulating Pole, Wild Man of Borneo, etc) was my dad, and I'm compiling his wrestling history. His Ohio matches were from 1938 to 1957. (He first wrestled in California in 1934.) Then he worked across America and in Canada.) wildbillzim.com

Looking for mentions of him in wrestling newspaper clippings, programs, photos, posters, videos, etc.
Also memories of him, or local stories about his colleagues: Indian Ike Cazzell, Johnny Demchuk, Frank Sexton, John Pesek, Gorgeous George, Primo Carnera, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Max Baer, Brother Jonathan, Don Leo Jonathan, Wild Bull Curry, Whitey Wahlberg, Frank Sexton, Don Eagle, Frankie Talaber, Big Bill Miller, Al Haft, Billy Wolfe, Mildred Burke, Elvira Snodgrass, Bobo Brazil, Ruffy Silverstein, Lucky Simunovich, Jack Vansky, Tiger Jack Moore, Stacy Hall, Tuffy Cleet, Mike Mihalakis (aka Prince Nihalakis, Prince Alaki), Don Woodland's dad George, Clarence Nonemaker/Nonenmaker, Karol Krauser (the body model for Superman cartoons), and others.

Also, Al Getchell, cartoonist. (Wrestling and sports. He was the artist/cartoonist for the old Columbus Citizen-Journal, and a friend.)
Zim stories after wrestling, as a cabbie and as a County trailer tax auditor. Stuff about Pope's Inn, on Greenlawn Ave, are also welcome.

Thanks!
Mike

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