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Traveling circuses photo album, approximately 1930s-1940s

Identifier: 2016-048
Scope and Contents Collection of b/w circus snapshots primarily featuring performers (trapeze artists, clowns, elephant and horseback riders) behind the scenes, set-up crews and animal handlers, as well as circus company trains, transport caravans, and circus animals (camels, elephants, horses, dogs). Many photos bear handwritten notes about location, date and/or the performer's name on verso; several are stamped with the Peoria and Decatur, Illinois addresses of circusiana hobbyists Roy Frietsch and Bert...
Dates: 1930 - 1940