The Circus Age: Culture & Society Under the American Big Top
A century ago, daily life ground to a halt when the circus rolled into town. Across America, banks closed, schools canceled classes, farmers left their fields, and factories shut down so that everyone could go to the show. In this entertaining and provoca
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Well researched and kept me interested in circus history. Fantastic illustrations. Circus history and current "circus"events are pulled together in the final chapter. This well written book was thoroughly enjoyed.
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With highly readable prose, Davis employs the railroad circus—a supremely popular amusement at the turn of the century—as an apt lens to view the social transitions of the time. She argues that the ...
Hillside view of show grounds at Red Wing Minn Ringling Bros 1915
3 Barnuin Bailey bigtop interior from advertisement in route book for tent maker 1904
The Circus as a Historical and Cultural Process
Columbus and the Discovery of America Barnum Bailey 1892
Barnum Bailey program sketch of show grounds 1903
Circus Day Barnum Bailey Brockton Mass 1903
Elephant laborer Barnum Bailey 1906
Sledging Gang Barnum Bailey Brockton Mass 1903
Ethnological Congress companion lithograph to fig 12
Two Living Human Prodigies Barnum Bailey 1897
Lou Ringling also known as Inez Morris ca 1887
Krao Farini 1885
Ubangi Savages Ringling Bros and Barnum Bailey 1930
GiraffeNeck Women from Burma HagenbeckWallace 1934 737
From the King of Beasts to Clowns in Drag
Sweet Bye Bye P T Barnums Circus Museum and Menagerie 1887
Payday Barnum Bailey Brockton Mass 1903
Statue Girls Barnum Bailey Brockton Mass 1903
Grand Equestrian Tournament Barnum Bailey 1894
Chiko and Johanna Ethnological Congress Barnum Bailey 1894
Happy Family or Monkey Play P T Barnums Circus Museum and Menagerie 1887
May Wirth ca 192427 700
Great Groups of Trained Wild Beasts Barnum Bailey 1915
LAuto Bolide Barnum Bailey 1905
May Wirth and Lillian Leitzel 1924
The Arrigosi Sisters Adam Forepaugh and Sells Brothers 1896
Albert Hodgini as The Original Miss Daisy 19O7 lit 21 Mr and Mrs Hodgini undated
A Giant Black Orang Barnum Bailey 1893
A Chinese Tea Party Barnum Bailey 1916
Clown group ca 1905 777
Immigrants Just Arrived from Ellis Island Kassino Midgets 1927 777
Instruct the Minds of All Classes
Columbus Takes Possession of a New World Barnum Bailey 1892
American Fleet of Battleships Barnum Bailey 1899
The Rescue at Pekin Buffalo Bills Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World 1901
Oriental India Barnum Bailey 1896 277
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By julie Zykan. In its heyday, the circus was one of the most anticipated events to roll through town. But the Great Depression and new forms of ...
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