John “Jammie” Reynolds in 1917

Daredevil John “Jammie” Reynolds, seen here clambering up a building in an unusual (and maybe unintentional?) multiple exposure circa 1917. Washington D.C. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

We can officially add John “Jammie” Reynolds to the roster of Human Flies from the early twentieth century. Welcome John, may your efforts not be forgotten.

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