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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Wheeler & Almond Circus: Iron jaw

    • Aerialists ; Iron jaw
    • Advertisement for the Wheeler and Almond Circus. Aerialists perform iron jaw. Two women are in butterfly costumes, two women are in walking dress and parasol, and two women are on bicycles.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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