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    • Circus performers

    • Circus performers pose in front of a canvas tent at probably the Dokey Circus in Denver, Colorado. Men dressed as clowns wear costumes that include: knickers, bow ties, hats or caps and a polka dotted clown suit with oversized feet. Clowns balance...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • [between 1927 and 1931?]
    • Clowns on Main Street in Central City

    • Children play with three clowns on Main Street in Central City, Colorado while a crowd watches in the background. The buildings of Main Street and the hills of the town are in the background.
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    • 1957
    • Circus clowns

    • Clowns pose in front of a canvas circus tent at probably the Dokey Circus in Denver, Colorado. A clown pretends to spank a clown with a straw broom. Men circus performers' costumes include: face paint, caps, knickers, a ruffled pants suit decorated...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • [between 1927 and 1931?]
    • Central City people

    • In Central City, Colorado, a man in a suit, top hat and glasses, wearing a pin styled after a sheriff's badge and holding a cane, is surrounded by the faces of three clowns and another man in a hat. The clown on the right is holding onto the man's...
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    • 1957
    • People's Fair, clowns

    • Photograph of two clowns at the People's Fair (Denver, Colo.).
    • Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc.
    • 1974
    • Manual High. Masquerade

    • Boys and girls in costumes pose in Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-Seventh) and Franklin Streets in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows cowboy and Native American costumes, soldiers and sailors, clowns, and a pilgrim....
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    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: two clowns ride burros, one sits far back on his burro, a man in a dress stands on two burros. A boy in a sailor suit walks close by. A float with a cage on top of a horse drawn wagon with...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • Children with clown

    • A group of (possibly) Down's Syndrome boys and girls watch as a boy squeezes a clowns nose in Denver, Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Sells Floto, Buffalo Bill Circus

    • Panoramic, group portrait of members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, dressed in costumes and uniforms. Men, women and children performers include: clowns with face paint; North American Indians, one with a coup stick...
    • Spencer, photographer.
    • 1914
    • Circus

    • Men dressed as clowns pose on burros and on horseback near a circus tent, Sunflower (Flower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The men wear hats and face paint. The horse wears pants on his front legs.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • Rodeo clowns

    • A rodeo clown bucks off a male contestant in a mock rodeo contest at the Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne (Laramie county), Wyoming. Other men watch and enjoy the antics nearby. A straw hat is next to the rodeo clown and rider; spectators are in...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Shrine Circus preview at Post Boost

    • People crowd Champa Street by the Denver Post newspaper headquarters in downtown Denver, Colorado; clowns are by a stage. Storefront letters read: "Justice When Expelled From Other Habitations Make This Thy Dwelling Place" and "Tis a Blessing To...
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    • 1948 October 3
    • Chifonete Pole, Taos, N.M.

    • View of three Native Americans (Taos) dressed as clowns (Koshares), in body paint, San Geronimo fiesta, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. One man climbs a pole from the top of a ladder being held for him. Spectators stand, sit on horseback and wagons, and...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1902
    • Chifonetes climbing pole for prizes

    • Three Native American (Pueblo) men in body paint, are dressed as clowns (Koshares), for the San Geronimo fiesta in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. One man is near the top of a pole, one man begins to climb, another is holding a ladder. Spectators stand,...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1902
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • Men dressed as clowns stand near a horse hitched to a float as part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. One man wears a bandolier made of flowers and a conical hat. Other floats and parade entries are nearby.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1896.]
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain parade

    • Men and women dressed as clowns ride bicycles, part of the Festival of Mountain and Plain, in a parade in Denver, Colorado. The bicycles are decorated with bunting. Spectators line the street and sit in nearby grandstands.
    • Kirkland, Charles D., 1851-1926.
    • [1896]
    • The Chifonetes, Taos, N.M.

    • Native American (Taos) men in body paint are dressed as clowns, (Koshares), for San Geronimo fiesta, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. A man begins to climb a pole from the top of a ladder while two men hold the ladder in place. Spectators stand, sit on...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1902
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • Men dressed as clowns sit in a two wheel buggy, one sits on a mule, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The buggy is decorated with bunting and flowers and is hitched to a horse that wears a conical hat. One...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, between 1896 and 1898]
    • Sandy White

    • Portrait of Sandy White, Tenth Mountain Division soldier from California, smoking a cigar and wearing a cap and "whites," the winter camouflage uniform. Behind him another soldier, wearing the same uniform and sunglasses, clowns for the camera and...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Harvest Dance. Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1910
    • Rodeo clowns

    • Homer Holcomb waves a cape at a Brahma bull; another clown is thrown at the Colorado State Fair rodeo in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Letters read: "Dickies."
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Harvest Dance. Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1910
    • Harvest Dance, Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1910]
    • Harvest Dance. Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1910]
    • Harvest Dance, Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1910]
    • Harvest Dance, Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1910]
    • Harvest Dance, Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1910]
    • Harvest Dance, Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1910]
    • Impersonating Zeezo the Clown

    • United Farm Workers of America (UFW) organizer Jerry Ryan, dressed as "Zeezo" the clown, stands outside a Safeway store in Denver, Colorado. The store was running a promotion with it's own clown to entertain customers. Ryan, dressed as the clown,...
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    • [1975]
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of Sunflower Carnival parade floats, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows Black men in hooded robes with a cart carrying a statue of a horse, a man in wide skirt, and a clown. The next float is drawn by a team of white, plumed...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Le Resume: 1941

    • Yearbook for the year 1941 for Parker High School, located in Parker, Colorado.
    • Parker High School (Parker, Colo.)
    • 1941
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A group of men in hooded robes pull a life size model elephant on a cart. A man sits on the elephant in a covered saddle. A clown rides a...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1898]

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