Query: Circus
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Creators:
Rogala, Dawn V.
Dates:
1990-2015
bulk 1992-1999
Size:
4 Cubic feet (12 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 Circus, Franzen Brothers Circus …

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Circus
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
1.1 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 folder, 6 oversize folders, 3 map case folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Circus
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Circus forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Charles Lindbergh Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus Collection
Dates:
bulk 1925
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one eight by ten inch black and white photograph of Charles Lindbergh in the Mil-Hi Airways Lincoln (Aircraft) Standard J-1; a small certificate agreement between The Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus of Denver, Colorado, and W.P. Johnson, stating that Johnson flew in an aircraft on 9/5/1925 with …

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1921 Chanute Field Flying Circus Program
Creators:
United States. Army. Air Service
Dates:
1921, 1922
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Floyd L. Stewart served with the Air Service Mechanics School Detachment at Chanute Field in Illinois in the 1920s. This collection consists of a program for a "Flying Circus" held by the Air Service Mechanics School at Chanute Field, Illinois, on May 30, 1921. The collection also includes a single page program of events for a separate air meet held on September 15, 1922 at Chanute Field.

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MS 7166 Circus poster
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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MS 7433 Viewing the World Renowned Italian Chiarinis Circus Performance G. Chiarinis Royal Italian Circus of European Artists of Both Sexes Open Twice Every Day
Creators:
Sakura Dōshi Kuni Masashi
Fukuda Kumajirō
Fillette, T. G. Lieutenant
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (37 x 72 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7433
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Shows the arena with spectators on tiers of seats and various acts and feats in the ring. A narrative caption text in Japanese accounts the success of the Charine circus troop's Japanese debut in 1886and its continuing popularity.

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P.T. Barnum Collection
Creators:
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Dates:
1866-1890
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0068
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of five children's books about the circus, a brochure announcing the show in London, an 1873 advertisement for the Great Traveling World's Fair of Barnum's, and two scrapbooks.

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Glen Fishback Papers and Photographs
Creators:
Fishback, Glen Curtis, 1912-1976
Glen Fishback School of Photography.
White, Judy
Ansco.
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Dates:
1930-1976
Size:
27 Cubic feet (101 boxes, 6 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0714
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original photographic negatives, prints (black-and-white and color), and color slides and transparencies by Fishback, reflecting his career in advertising, calendar, and editorial photography; drafts of articles and correspondence by Fishback (typescripts), and incoming correspondence; copies of publications, such as magazines and annual reports, with reproductions. Lessons, assignments, outlines, and meeting …

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Houston, Texas Photo Album
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box, 345 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0335
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Some of the 345 silver gelatin photoprints, mounted on gray paper pages in this album, apparently were taken in Houston, as the title page indicates. However, many others were taken in New Orleans, and possibly other areas in the Gulf States. The New Orleans pictures depict City Park, St. Louis Cathedral …

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MS 7431 Chinese and Japanese prints collected by T. Glover Fillette
Creators:
Fillette, T. Glover
Dates:
circa 1885
Size:
8 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7431
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection conists of eight (8) Chinese and Japanese woodblock prints. Seven (7) of the prints deal with Chinese-French relations in the latter half of the nineteenth centry and the Sino-French war (1884-1885). According to the accession records, the prints were meant to illustrate the "French war in Tonkin from the Chinese point …

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