Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
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 …
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Circus
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
Charles Lindbergh Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus Collection
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 …
1921 Chanute Field Flying Circus Program
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.
MS 7166 Circus poster
Shows sketches of a variety of circus acts and includes a photomechanical portrait of Ueda, perhaps the head of the circus company.
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
Fillette, T. G. Lieutenant
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.
P.T. Barnum Collection
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.
Glen Fishback Papers and Photographs
Glen Fishback School of Photography.
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 …
Houston, Texas Photo Album
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 …
MS 7431 Chinese and Japanese prints collected by T. Glover Fillette
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 …