Olympians of the Sawdust Circle: A Biographical Dictionary of the Nineteenth Century American Circus

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Wildside Press LLC, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 340 pages
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The culmination of more than thirty years of research, Olympians of the Sawdust Circle is an attempt to identify every major and minor player in the American circus world of the nineteenth century. This A-Z guide lists: surname, given name, dates of birth and death (if known), type of entertainment (and function) with which the individual was associated, and the companies and dates by whom the person was employed. Every researcher and library interested in American circus history will need this seminal guide. An absolutely astonishing piece of scholarship.
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
13
Section 3
41
Section 4
69
Section 5
89
Section 6
95
Section 7
107
Section 8
119
Section 14
193
Section 15
215
Section 16
225
Section 17
231
Section 18
241
Section 19
243
Section 20
265
Section 21
299

Section 9
143
Section 10
145
Section 11
153
Section 12
163
Section 13
187
Section 22
309
Section 23
313
Section 24
337
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