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    • Syrians

    • A group of Syrian performers poses in front of a large tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear turbans on their heads. A young man raises another young man doing a hand-stand into the air above his head. Four of the...
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    • 1899
    • Syrians

    • Ten Syrian performers forms a three-tiered pyramid supported by one man during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear turbans on their heads. A young man stands at the top of the pyramid holding his right hand in the air and...
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    • 1899
    • Group in front of German castle

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses with a group of Native Americans and other performers in front of a castle in Heidelberg, Germany, while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Several of the Native American men wear feather...
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    • [1890?]
    • A.G. Lowande and circus horse

    • A.G. Lowande, an equestrian with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stands beside a white horse. Lowande is dressed in a costume which includes a leotard with a separate decorative yoke and skirt of embroidered, appliqued and...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Some of the circus Souaves [sic] on stage coach

    • Members of the Devlin's Zouaves, a performance troop with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose in street clothes, on and around a stagecoach. Charles Orville Walters is crouched on top of the stagecoach.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917]
    • A warm day in Montana

    • Devlin's Zouaves pose in their underwear inside a tent. A young man holds a bucket poised to empty it over a man who holds a letter. Another man wears a painted moustache.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Charles Walter[s] and performers

    • Members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pose near the bleacher section inside a circus tent. They men wear appliqued jackets over street clothing. Charles Orville Walters stands on the left in the group.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Human pyramid

    • Members of the Devlin's Zouaves, in costume, form a human pyramid. Charles Orville "Dutch" Walters is in the center and stands on the shoulders of a another performer. Their costumes consist of fez hats, short jackets, baggy pants, leggings and...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Electric search light

    • A man stands next to an electric search light used to spotlight performers during Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The man wears a straw hat and suit. Three search lights were mounted on a platform above the...
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    • [1894?]
    • Great Falls, Montana

    • Young men, probably Devlin's Zouaves with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose seated on the ground in Great Falls (Cascade County), Montana. The young men are near a billboard that reads: "Drink American Beer." The boys...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Wild West Show performers

    • A group of cowgirls and cowboys from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show rides horses in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The group possibly includes a woman known as "Gringo Ann." A group of spectators stands in the...
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    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show performers

    • A group of cowgirls and cowboys from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show rides horses in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The group possibly includes a woman known as "Gringo Ann." A group of spectators stands in the...
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    • [1901?]
    • Pre-Mexican Independence Day celebration

    • View of performers for Mexican Independence day (Diez y Seis de Septiembre) festivities in Denver, Colorado. A man dressed in a mariachi costume plays a vihuela (small guitar), he stands next to three Mexican American women in full dresses...
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    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Riff Arabians

    • An Arab acrobat in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show flips in the air during a performance of the show. Several additional performers stand in the background watching the young man flip. Another man stands on a platform in the left background. He wears...
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    • [1901?]
    • Lincoln Sightseeing Co., San Francisco, Cal.

    • Members of the Devlin's Zouaves, part of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose in a sightseeing bus in San Francisco (Alameda County), California. The young men all wear caps or hats and suit coats with ties and dress...
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    • 1914 Apr. 24
    • Four USO performers

    • United Service Organizations, USO Show. Two onstage actresses in cowgirl uniforms flank an actor on his knees; another actor in an army uniform carrying a rifle and wearing a helmet looks up at them.
    • Bingham, Roy O.
    • [1945]
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days R. R. cars

    • View of a railroad car used to transport performers for Cheyenne Frontier Days at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. A banner on the car reads: "New York or Bust Bronco Busting The Biggest Vaudeville Set on Earth."
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [1905]
    • Collage of paintings

    • View of paintings that depict fair performers on stage, men and women in a park, and possibly police who walk with a man. Image titles include: "La parade des lutteurs," "Un tour de valse," "Le dimanche du poirot," "Le flirt au Parc Monceau," and...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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?]
    • Circus performers

    • Women circus performers stand and pose balanced on the shoulders of men circus performers in front of a canvas tent at probably the Dokey Circus in Denver, Colorado. Women wear tights and satin leotards with matching headbands. Men wear acrobat...
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • [between 1927 and 1931?]
    • 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?]
    • The Story of Trinity choir : 1859-1903.

    • Brief history of the Trinity Methodist Church's choir. Included are photograph of prominent performers, a list of performers by their vocal classification, a reproductions of programs for earlier performances.
    • Music Committee of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church
    • 1902
    • Ross Barnum Library Mural Close-up

    • Close-up of some of the tiles in the Ross Barnum Library. Tiles include circus animals and performers.
    • Crumley, April
    • 2010 May 14
    • Ross Barnum Library Mural Close-up

    • Close-up of some of the tiles in the Ross Barnum Library. Tiles include circus animals and performers.
    • Crumley, April
    • 2010 May 14

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