Payoff or last spec float Dreamland spec, July 8, 1954.
Panorama of Panto's Paradise spec on race track, State Fair Park lot. This was the year of the Hartford fire when the show lost its big top and seats and had to play in the open air. September 8, 1944…
Panorama of spec people. August 21, 1946.
Unidentified performer in spectacle wardrobe.
Carmen Slayton in blue perch act wardrobe on a spec float. July 26, 1951.
Spec coming out of big top. Cole Bros. Circus, July 17, 1937.
Rena Zoppi in Candyland spec wardrobe without her head mask on.
Payoff float. Ringling Barnum Circus, July 7, 1953.
(Left to right) Anita Huttenbrauch and Marcia Klemt, Germans. Dreamland spec wardrobe. July 5, 1954.
Spectacle float pulled by bulls in big top.
Lucie Gillette, German aerialist on spec elephant, Ringling Barnum Circus, August 10, 1937.
Anita Huttenrach, German, in Candyland spec wardrobe. July 12, 1953.
Emma Castro on Moonlight Memories spec float. July 26, 1951.
The payoff or last float in the Candyland spec. July 8. 1953.
Ruth Clark of Madison on a spec elephant. June 7, 1938.
Rusty Parent in Circus Serenade spec wardrobe. July 21, 1951.
Four girls in red and white spec dresses in Twas the Night before Christmas spec. Lakefront lot, July 24, 1948.
Spec no tent.
Astrid Schlichting, a German girl, hand balancer, close-up view in spec wardrobe with a horse. July 14, 1954.