Ann Simpson, close-up view. Performance given in front of grand stand because of loss of big top in the Hartford fire. Show played to very poor business because of a polio epidemic. September 9, 1944.
Damoo Dohtre, a very outstanding wild animal trainer who worked more wild animals in one cage than any other [sic] than Alfred Court. Damoo is from India. North Street lot. August 17, 1941.
Florence and Peter Mardo. For a number of years she was a production girl on the Ringling show prior to 1919 and he was a clown. July 10, 1955.
Natalia Tock, Polish girl in red Jungle Drums wardrobe. Full length view. Black top parking lot south of Soldier Field, July 20, 1050.
Reggie Bogart, a production girl, with her dog and in street clothes [sic]. August 22, 1946.
Portrait of circus ushers in backyard.
Kitty Clark, close-up view in menage wardrobe, Milwaukee State Fair Park in front of grand stand, September 10, 1944
The Fredonias. A very good German risley acrobatic act. July 25, 1952.
(Left to right) Ann Simpson, a production girl and Arthur Springer, big show announcer. August 1 1948.
Maxie "Georgia" Walker of Jessup, Georgia, in aerial ballet wardrobe sitting on a spec float, black top parking lot on lakefront south of Soldier Field. July 23, 1950.
(Left to right) Belmonte, Oscar, June, Pete, Hortense, Daviso, and Magidor Cristiani, April 24, 1948.
Roberto De Vasconcellos, an excellent dressage rider, North Street lot August 17, 1941
(Left to right) Joan Sharkey and Phyllis Caruso, close-up view in Candyland spec wardrobe. July 17, 1950.
(from left to right) Fritz and Max Furcht, Siegred Kurssave, Lother Geyer, Walter Klauman Herman and Evelyn Gerta Laesig. Frielanis Bicycle Act performers July 27, 1952
Merle Evans, band director, Ringling Barnum Circus since the merger of the Ringling and Barnum & Bailey Circuses in the spring of 1919. August 19, 1932.
Mary Atterbury, Atterbury Bros. Circus. June 27, 1936.
Ruth Mix, 22 year old daughter of Tom Mix. Tom Mix Circus, July 4, 1938.
Circus personnel pose with wagons. The rear wagon may be a generator wagon (note the warning on the door).
Maxie Georgia Walker in yellow aerial ballet wardrobe sitting on a spec float in back yard. July 23, 1950.