• Circus performers posing with circus animals

    A black and white photograph of circus performers posing in front of a circus tent. Five men, two women and two children are posing with a pinto pony, with its front feet on a stand. A white goat is f…

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  • Circus performers H. A. Bruce Shows 1925-1928

    A black and white photograph of two children riding a pinto pony. A man and woman are standing beside the pony. In the background is a circus tent. The photograph is stapled to a cardboard with the in…

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  • George Washington Hall with pony

    George Washington Hall, Sr., a circus owner, seated and holding the halter of a white pony. In the background is a small goat in a pasture with a fence and farm buildings in the background.

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  • Grace May Hall Bruce

    black and white postcard portrait of Grace May Hall Bruce, 1886-1963, taken ca. 1910

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  • Chet Huber on slack wire

    A black and white photograph on a postcard with a man on his back on a slack wire. On the reverse side is the name Chet Huber.

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  • Charles Russell Hall, 1896-1956

    Charles Russell Hall riding a pony named Billy. The photograph was taken at Platteville, Wisconsin in 1906

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  • Dog and Circus performer

    A black and white photograph of a large dog with a trainer or circus performer in uniform. In the background is a semi-trailer truck with Hall's Animal Actors painted on the side of the trailer. Hall'…

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  • Circus performer on slack wire

    Circus performer on slack wire performing or rehearsing an act. In the background is a circus tent with "Big Show Main Entrance" on an open door. Six men and a boy are observing the performance. On th…

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  • Charles Russell Hall, 1896-1956

    Black and white professional photograph of Charles Russell Hall, age 5 years,

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  • 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.

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  • Circus clowns and trapeze performers

    A black and white photograph on a postcard. In the upper part of the photograph is a trapeze with a woman seated on the trapeze and the portrait of a man on the left and a portrait of a woman on the r…

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  • Horseback riders with H. A. Bruce Shows

    Black and white photograph of a man and woman riding horses. In the background is a circus wagon. The photograph is stapled to a cardboard with the inscription H. A. Bruce Shows 192501928.

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  • Vivian McCart, 1896-1919

    Spencer, Evansville, Wisconsin

    A black and white photograph of Vivan McCart, aged two years, sitting on the arm of a wicker chair, holding a doll, in the background is a table with a photograph of an unknown woman. The photograph i…

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  • Jessie Hall McCart Gollmar and children

    Black and white photograph on postcard of Jessie Hall McCart Gollmar and her children, Vivian McCart, Frank McCart, Sr., and Walter Gollmar on the porch of their Evansville, Wisconsin home. The photog…

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  • Circus elephant with trainer and woman

    A black and white photograph of a circus elephant sitting on the ground with its front feet in the air. A woman is standing in front of the elephant with the elephant trainer. In the background is a c…

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  • Vivian McCart 1896-1919

    Wendt, Boonton, N. J

    Sepia tone professional photograph of Vivian McCart with a small snake in her hands and her left foot is resting on a larger coiled snake. Wendt, Boonton, N. J. Ivory Process is imprinted on the cardb…

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  • Circus elephant holding a woman on a swing

    A black and white photograph of an elephant and trainer. The elephant is holding a swing in its mouth, with a woman sitting on the swing.

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  • Hall Circus Lion Wagon

    Black and white photograph of George W. Hall's circus lion wagon drawn by four horses. Two lions are in the cage. This is a reproduction of an earlier photograph with the date May '70 on the right han…

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  • Woman circus performer with snake

    Photograph of an unidentified woman circus performer with a large snake wrapped around her neck and shoulders. Photograph is a tintype in a paper frame. In the background of the photograph is a tent w…

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  • 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…

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