University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bailey Brothers Circus Photographs, ca. 1921-1936



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bailey Brothers Circus
Title: Bailey Brothers Circus Photographs
Dates: ca. 1921-1936
Abstract: 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 various circuses in Pennsylvania and Maryland ca. 1921-1936.
Accession No.: 93-415
Extent: 2 inches, 151 photoprints
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects
Camels
Circuses
Clowns
Elephants
Horses
Sideshows
Zebras

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bailey Brothers Circus Photographs, ca. 1921-1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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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Inventory

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3S2.1 Photographs