Circus -- Photographs.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Circus collection includes over 700 items documenting circus life. The collection was assembled by Dexter Fellows, a press agent for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and includes photographs and other circus memorabilia.
Dates: circa 1900s
File — Box 6: [Barcode: 000023244030], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: These prints and negatives were brought together by the McCormack family as being of particular relevance. As the negatives are located and scanned they will be moved to Series 6.
Dates: Other: Undated
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