A Guide to the Bailey Brothers Circus Photographs, ca. 1921-1936
A business card from Bailey Brothers Circus indicates that the photographs in this album may have been taken by someone from that circus. Photographs are of the Barnett Brothers Circus, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, Walter L. Main Circus, Cole Brothers Clyde Beatty Circus, Hagenbeck Wallace Circus, Downie Brothers Circus, and Sells-Floto Circus. Among the many circus scenes are those with elephants, clowns, sideshows, zebras, horses and camels in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Bailey Brothers Circus Photographs, ca. 1921-1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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