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Shriner Circus Sideshow

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Description: Dell Hammel offering tickets for a Shriner Circus sideshow of Dancing Girls. There are good indications that this photograph has been manipulated and is a...
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"Bumpsy" Anthony, Circus Clown

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Description: Circus clown, "Bumpsy" Anthony, stands in front of a tent.
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Clown in Polka-Dotted Suit

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Description: A clown wearing a small hat with a feather, a polka-dotted suit, and large gloves, stands near a tent.
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Spader Johnson the Clown

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Description: Spader Johnson dressed as a clown.
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Female Snake Charmer

Date: 1935
Description: A female snake charmer with the Cole Brothers Circus, watched by two children.
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Circus Wagon

Date: 1936
Description: A circus wagon, hitched to a truck cab, is parked across the street from three houses in a residential neighborhood.
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Horse and Performer

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Description: A horse, with a man standing in the stirrups of the saddle while twirling a lariat.
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Circus Performers

Date: 1935
Description: Circus performer Harriet Hodgini, sits on the gate of a truck helping Otto Griebling, a circus clown, apply his makeup.
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Circus Tent

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Description: A view of the inside of a circus tent being readied for a performance.
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Circus Cook Tent

Date: 1942
Description: Cooks preparing food for fellow workers with Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus.
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Elephant Street Procession

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Description: A team of elephants, paired and directed by circus personnel, proceed along an urban street.
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Couple in Circus Wagon

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Description: A man and a woman, in the process of getting dressed for a circus performance, pose informally in the back of a circus wagon.
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Setting Up Circus Seating

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Description: A group of boys, supervised by adult men, set up wooden folding chairs in a circus tent.
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Albert M. Wetter Show Wagon

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Description: Wagon number 20, advertising Albert M. Wetter's 3 Big Shows & World's Menagerie, is parked at a curb next to a private residence.
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Women Circus Drummers

Date: 1942
Description: Five women drummers with the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus posing with striped drums. They are wearing band uniforms, including large hats to...
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Clown in the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

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Description: A clown in the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus standing outside a tent near a wagon, with his left hand holding onto a tent rope. He is wearing a beret-style hat,...
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Waiting in line for Circus Tickets

Date: 1903
Description: People stand in line to purchase tickets at a Barnum & Bailey Circus ticket wagon near the main tent.
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Female Circus Performer

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Description: A female Cole Brothers Circus performer is shown in costume, wearing a tall plumed hat, with a tent as a backdrop.
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Clyde Beatty

Date: 1933
Description: Clyde Beatty, with the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus, sits on a chair outside a circus tent with two young tigers.
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Circus Lion in a Bathtub

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Description: A circus lion, covered by soapy lather, is bathed in a free-standing bathtub inside a cage.

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