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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...
    • Dokey Circus--People--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [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.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Children--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Clowns--1950-1960.; Spectators--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 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...
    • Dokey Circus--People--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Show tents--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1927 and 1931?]
    • People's Fair, clowns

    • Photograph of two clowns at the People's Fair (Denver, Colo.).
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974
    • 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...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Clowns--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • 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.
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Cycling--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • [1896]
    • 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...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Cages--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898
    • 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...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; San Geronimo Fiesta (Taos Pueblo, N.M.)--1900-1910.; Taos Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Taos Pueblo...
    • 1902
    • 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.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Costumes--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898
    • 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...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [August, between 1896 and 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.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days--1900-1910.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Clowns--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.; Rodeos--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.; Spectators--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.
    • [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...
    • Denver Post--Buildings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Crowds--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948 October 3
    • 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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Cowboys--1910-1920.; Cowgirls--1910-1920.; Zouaves--1900-1920.; Buffalo Bill,...
    • 1914
    • 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...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; San Geronimo Fiesta (Taos Pueblo, N.M.)--1900-1910.; Taos Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Taos Pueblo...
    • 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,...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; San Geronimo Fiesta (Taos Pueblo, N.M.)--1900-1910.; Taos Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1900-1910.; Taos Pueblo...
    • 1902
    • 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....
    • Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • 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.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Costumes--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [August, 1896.]
    • 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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • 1910
    • 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...
    • Ski troops--1940-1950.; Soldiers--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • [1943-1944]
    • 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."
    • Colorado State Fair--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bulls--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Clowns--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Fairs--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rodeos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Holcomb, Homer.
    • [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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • 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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [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...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [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,...
    • Safeway Stores, Inc.--1970-1980.; United Farm Workers of America--People--1970-1980.; Hispanic Americans--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Boycotts.; Supermarkets.; Pickets.; Impersonation.; Clowns--Colorado.; Ryan, Jerry--Pictorial works.;...
    • [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...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Bands--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [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.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Douglas County History Research Center (Castle Rock, Colo.); School yearbooks--Colorado--Douglas County.; High schools--Colorado--Douglas County--Periodicals.
    • 1941

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