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Creators:
Japan Ueda Performing Arts Company
Dates:
1920s
Size:
1 Sheet (79 cm x 108 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7166
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Shows sketches of a variety of circus acts and includes a photomechanical portrait of Ueda, perhaps the head of the circus company.

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
White, C. W.
H.C. White Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896
Eisenmann, Charles, b. 1850
Anthony, E. and H.T. (Edward and Henry T)
Dates:
[ca. 1860-1871]
Level:
file
Size:
9 Items (photoprints, Silver albumen on paper, mounted on cards, approx. 4-1/4" x 2-1/2" (some smaller))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Circus
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes: "midgets" such as Tom Thumb (Charles S. Stratton) and "Tom Thumb Wedding Group" by Brady (3 items); "Charles W. Nestel, known as Commodore Foote"; "fat lady" published by Anthony (with 2-cent tax stamp on verso); a fat lady with family photographed by Fred. J. Mix; a midget woman by Chas. Eisenmann; an armless woman, photographer unidenti...

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Creators:
Rogala, Dawn V.
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
4 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1427
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection, compiled and photographed by Dawn Rogala, documents daily life in traveling, tented circuses in America, including: Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers, Circus Vargas, Sterling & Reid Brothers, Culpepper and Merriweather, Carson and Barnes, Vidbel's Olde Tyme Circus, Big Apple Circus, Carson and Barnes Circus, Culpepper and Merriweather Circ...

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Dates:
2018 July 08
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Maia Daniel (presenter); Sarah Chapman In many circuses it is common to have an additional cart with snacks and treats for performers to stop by between shows. Although slightly removed from the cookhouse meals, the Pie Car was still a part of the circus train and helped keep the performers fed and energized between meals.Sarah Chapman joined Sailo...

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Dates:
2017 June 29
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Carol Greensberg (presenter); Sarah Chapman In many circuses it is common to have an additional cart with snacks and treats for performers to stop by between shows. Although slightly removed from the cookhouse meals, the Pie Car was still a part of the circus train and helped keep the performers fed and energized between meals. Sarah Chapman joined...

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