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Circus Travel, Photo Albums

Identifier: MS-0458

Scope and Contents

Includes two circus travel photography albums (circa 1890-1960) that depict approximately 550 photos of circus vehicles, parades, animals, acts, equipment, and vehicle accidents.

The photograph subjects include the following traveling circuses: Lemen Brothers, La Tena, Barnum and Bailey, Ringling Brothers, J.H. Eschman, Fred Buchanan, Sells Floto, Forepaugh-Sells, Cole Brothers, Hagenbeck-Wallace, A.G. Barnes, Robbins Brothers, Arthur Brothers, Great Wallace, Ken Maynard, Christy Wonder Brothers, Christiani Brothers, Campbell Brothers, Kelly-Miller Brothers, Monroe Brothers, Elstun Brothers, Norris Brothers, Sun Brothers, Gentry Brothers, Gollmar Brothers, John Robinson, Arthur Brothers, Parker-Watts, Bell Brothers, Sparks, Clyde Beatty, Dailey Brothers, Walter Main, Norris and Rowe, and others.


  • 1890-1960


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States