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    • Cole Bros. Circus: Menagerie

    • Menageries
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus, with Clyde Beatty. People tour the menagerie, with giraffes, camels, elephants, a rhinoceros, a hippopotamus, tigers, a polar bear, a lion, and a leopard. Performance: Thursday, October 14, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Trains unloaded

    • Circus trains
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus, with Clyde Beatty. Three trains full of animals are unloaded. Performance: Thursday, October 14, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Performance panorama

    • Aerialists
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus, with Clyde Beatty. Variety of performances, with aerialists, animal trainers and acts, clowns and acrobatics. Performance: Saturday, October 16, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: Jean Allen

    • Equestrian artists
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus. Jean Allen, equestrienne, is highlighted. Performance: Sunday, October 19 through Monday, October 20, 1941.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Cole Bros. Circus: The children's favorite circus

    • Animals
    • Advertisement for the Cole Bros. Circus. Two children sit astride a hippopotamus. Performance: Sunday, October 19 through Monday, October 20, 1941.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4Paw-Sells Bros. Combined Circus

    • Animals ; Elephants
    • Advertisement for the Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4Paw-Sells Bros. Combined Circus. Elephant in blue on a yellow background. Performance: Thursday, October 24 through Friday, October 25, 1935.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus: Aerial Gymnasts

    • Aerialists
    • Advertisement for the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. Aerialists perform a number of different acts on rings, poles, ladders and swings. Performance: Thursday, October 24 through Friday, October 25, 1935.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus: Wild West champions

    • Equestrian artists
    • Advertisement for the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. Men dressed as cowboys, Native Americans perform. Performance: Thursday, October 24 through Friday, October 25, 1935.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Polack Bros. Circus

    • Clowns
    • Advertisement for the Polack Bros. Circus. A clown head on the left of the poster in orange, navy and black. Performance: October 12 through October 21, 1944.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Pigmy elephants

    • Animals ; Elephants
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Five pigmy elephants are towered over by a clown and an elephant. Several children look on. Performance: Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, October 6, 1936.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: India

    • Spectacle ; India
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Three performers on horseback, one with drums and two with horns. Performance: Monday, September 27 and Tuesday, September 28, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Window cards

    • Chariots ; Horses
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Two chariot racers urge on their horses. Performance: Monday, October 1 to Tuesday, October 2, 1934.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows: Pilades

    • Acrobats
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Acrobats, leaping Pilades, over a line of animals, including elephants, camels, and horses.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Animals

    • Animals ; Giraffes
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Four giraffes with a baby giraffe stand, with an elephant and several men in traditional dress carrying spears.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Russell Bros. Circus: Tents and crows

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    • Advertisement for the Russell Bros 3 Ring Circus. Tents and gathered crowd. Performance: Wednesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 9, 1939.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Russell Bros. Circus: Tiger

    • Tigers ; Animals
    • Advertisement for the Russell Bros Cirus. Creeping tiger. Performance: Thursday, July 1, and Friday, July 2, 1943.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Alcott House

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    • Alcott House. Concord, Mass.
    • MSS1039 Julia Ideson Postcard Collection

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