• Circus truck

    A black and white photograph of a semi-trailer truck used by Charles Russell Hall to transport animals and circus equipment for Hall's Animal Actors. Hall operated his circus and had winter headquarte…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A man and woman standing beside Hall's Trained Animal Circus and Menagerie truck

    A black and white photograph of a man and woman standing beside the circus truck of Hall's Trained Animal Circus and Menagerie.

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  • Circus elephant

    A black and white photograph of an elephant standing with its back feet on the ground and its front feet on a half barrel.

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  • Pearl the circus elephant

    Black and white photograph of Pearl the circus elephant with trainer, Frank Hall, a woman and a young girl. Inscribed on the front of the photograph is "1915 - Pearl."

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  • Circus workers for H. A. Bruce Shows

    Photograph of unidentified man, woman, boy and girl standing at the entrance to a circus equipment trailer. A small animal cage is on the ground beside the trailer and the girl is holding a small lamb…

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  • Circus elephant standing on a half barrel

    Black and white photograph of an elephant standing with right front and back feet on a half barrel and left front and back feet in the air. A man stands watching the performance

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  • 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.

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  • Two goats and two pigs standing on raised planks

    A black and white photograph of two pigs and two goats are standing on two planks raised to form an inverted V-shape.

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  • Goat on high wire

    A photograph of a goat performing a high wire act for an outdoor circus. The trainer is standing on the stage beside the goat. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is "Bruce Shows (Howard A. Bruc…

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  • Circus Dog and trainer

    Dog with trainer standing in front of circus truck of Hall's Animal Circus. A partial inscription can be seen on the semi-trailer truck, "Hall's Anim..." Charles Russell Hall operated Hall's Animal Ac…

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  • Pearl the circus elephant

    Black and white photograph of Pearl the elephant as a baby in 1894. An unidentified man is holding a rope tied to the elephant's neck and another man stands behind the elephant. In the background is a…

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  • George W. Hall, Jr. with circus elephant

    Black and white photograph on a postcard of George W. Hall, Jr. with Pearl the circus elephant. On the reverse of the photograph is the inscription "Pearl - Geo. W. Hall Jr. - Circus About 1910"

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  • Circus workers for H. A. Bruce shows

    Photograph of two unidentified men and an unidentified woman at the entrance to a circus trailer for the H. A. Bruce Shows (Howard A. Bruce). 1925 is written on the cardboard backing of the photograph…

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