• George W. Hall Show 1900

    Photograph of the George W. Hall Show in 1900. Circus performers and workers, with a burro and pony are standing in front of a circus tent.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Frank Hall with dogs, monkey and pony on stage

    Frank Hall with one pony, a monkey, and six dogs of various breeds on pedestals on a stage. "Frank Hall" written in pencil on the reverse side of the professional photograph.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Gollmar Brothers Circus Band

    A black and white photograph of the Gollmar Brothers Circus band in uniform. The seventeen men are holding their band instruments. "Gollmar Show Band 1910 Season" is written in ink on the reverse side…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Circus performer with two dogs

    A black and white photograph of a circus performer with a small dog and a large dog. In the background is a circus tent

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Mabel Hall Bichtler Longbotham Campbell

    portrait of Mabel Hall Bichtler Longbotham Campbell

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Circus performers and circus band in front of circus tent entrance

    Circus performers and circus band in front of a small circus tent set up in a field. An adult clown is holding a child clown. Band members have their instruments. Other circus performers are in costum…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Circus elephant with trainer and woman

    An elephant trainer and woman are standing in front of an elephant with a raised trunk. Behind the elephant is a truck with "Hall's Trained Animal Circus & Menagerie" painted on the door.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Grace May Hall Bruce portrait

    Black and white portrait of Grace Mae Hall Bruce on postcard

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Grace Mae Hall

    Grace May Hall, age five years old, a circus performer in her father, George Washington Hall, Jr.'s, circus. Grace was born March 28, 1886 and died November 1963. She married Howard Bruce in 1911.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • George Washington Hall, 1836-1918

    Formal portrait of George "Popcorn" Washington Hall, a circus owner, with winter headquarters in Evansville, Wisconsin.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Letterhead of the Harry Metscher family

    Letterhead of the Harry Metscher family advertising their circus acts. There is a photograph of the family and drawings of various tightrope and trapeze acts surrounds the photograph. Text on the lett…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Charles Russell Hall, 1896-1956

    Hattie Spencer, Evansville, Wisconsin

    Black and white professional photograph by Spencer of Charles Russell Hall, age 7 years. Photograph is credited to Hattie Spencer, an Evansville, Wisconsin professional photograph.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • George Washington Hall, Jr. Circus 1914

    Circus performers dressed in costumes. One of the performers is doing a handstand. Written in pencil on the reverse side of the photograph is, "George W. Hall Show 1914"

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Jessie Hall McCart Gollmar and three children

    A portrait of Jessie Hall McCart Gollmar seated in a wicker chair and her three children; Vivian McCart standing; Walter Gollmar, Jr., standing in front of Vivian and to the right of his mother; Frede…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Vivan MaCart, 1896 - 1919

    Wendt, Booton, N. J

    Sepia professional photograph of Vivian MaCart standing with her left foot on a large snake.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Grace May Hall Bruce and Lida E. Wood Hall

    black and white portrait of Grace May Hall and Lida E. Wood Hall, mounted on white cardboard, taken 1896.

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Mark Hall Bruce, 1913-1985

    Mark Hall Bruce, 3 years old in 1916, the son of Grace Hall Bruce and Howard Bruce was the fourth generation of the Hall family to perform in circuses. The Hall family circuses and the Hall - Bruce Ci…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Harry Metscher family

    The Harry Metscher family, performers with the H. A. Bruce Circus that operated out of Evansville, Wisconsin. The Metscher family used the same photograph on their letterhead to advertise their trapez…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • George Hall, Jr. and Lida Wood Hall

    Photograph of George Washington Hall, Jr. and his wife, Lida Wood Hall. Written in ink on the back is "Nam 48 yrs in Oct. 11, 1912, Papa 55 yrs 22 of Jan 1912 for Russell 1912" Hall and his wife opera…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Elephant in the circuses of the Wintermute Bros. & Hall's Trained Wild Animal Shows

    An elephant is standing with left feet in the air, and right feet on a pedestal. The woman elephant trainer is standing in front of the elephant, outside the circus tent. The inscription at the top of…

    View Full Item  in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
1234Next