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    • 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]
    • Rudolph E. Pigeon grave marker

    • View of Rudolph E. Pigeon gravestone in Riverside Cemetery (incorporated 1876) at 5201 Brighton Boulevard in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows the granite marker for Rudolph E. Pigeon, also known as Frank "Shorty" Maynard,...
    • Pigeon, Rudolph E., 1882-1950--Tomb.; Riverside Cemetery (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Elyria Swansea neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Cemeteries.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments.; Pigeon, Rudolph E.,...
    • 2003
    • 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
    • CU stadium, Boulder pow wow public show Doc Gilbert, Bob Cormack (clown), Harry Gorman.

    • A clown pulls a roped calf's tail at Folsom Field on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. Bob Cormack is dressed as a clown and wears face paint, a wig, and a patched jacket and pants. Gail "Doc" Gilbert wears a...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Boulder (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Folsom Field (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cattle--Colorado--Boulder--1950-1960.; Clowns--1950-1960.; Entertainment--Colorado--Boulder--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957 July 20
    • Opening day celebration

    • A man on a horse gallops down Main Street on a horse to celebrate the opening day of the Central City Play Festival in Central City, Colorado. He wears a long-sleeved, print shirt, chaps, boots, and a cowboy hat. The horse wears a western saddle...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • June 25, 1965
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Man and girl with clown at Juneteenth celebration

    • Black and white photograph of man and girl with clown during Juneteenth celebration. Caption on back says "Plenty of clowning around was going on during the celebration".
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1988 June 17
    • 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 wooden horse on a cart. A man in a tutu stands on the horse and a man dressed as a clown stands on...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [August, 1898]
    • Halloween Costume Party at Gates' Rooftop Garden

    • A woman (possibly a Gates' employee), poses in a doorway with three children. They are all dressed in Halloween costumes. She wears a clown costume with a pointed hat and the three children, also wear clown costumes. Two of the children wear...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Halloween--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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?]
    • Festivities at opening of Central City opera season

    • Two men squirt a clown with water from a firehose on Main Street in Central City, Colorado. Spectators gather on the sidewalks and in the street behind them. Viewers stand above the "Toll Gate" sign to watch the show. The buildings of Main Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Clowns--1960-1970.; Spectators--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • Boss clown of the circus

    • A clown at the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival poses in a burro drawn cart, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. His costume includes face paint, a pointed hat, and a striped, ruffled collar.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • Crash landing

    • A man (rodeo clown?) falls to the dirt in an arena; people watch and laugh from bleachers. A band member holds a tuba.
    • Cowboys--1920-1930.; Rodeos--1920-1930.; Spectators--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Opening day celebrations

    • The opening day celebration of the Central City Festival at the intersection of Main and Eureka Streets, Central City, Colorado, includes men driving vintage automobiles. Spectators watch from the sidewalks; a clown stands in the shadows. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Wolhurst fete

    • Party guests at Wolhurst, in Littleton, Colorado, wear white dresses and hats with feathers and crumpled lace. Boys in straw hats are in the background, by an umbrella and a banner drawn with a clown and the words: "Avancez, step up [?], Monsieur...
    • Wolcott, Edward Olive, 1848-1905--Homes & haunts.; Littleton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Estates--Colorado--Littleton--1890-1900.; Garden parties--Colorado--Littleton--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Automatic Telephone Co. political cartoon

    • Close-up view of a political cartoon that depicts a clown on a cone-shaped pillar. Text includes: "An Impossible Feat," "Lincoln, Neb Pop 40,000," "Denver Pop 200,000."
    • Political cartoons--Colorado--1900-1910.; Telephone industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Lakeside Park funhouse

    • Exterior view of the Fun House at Lakeside Amusement Park, Lakeside (Jefferson County), Colorado. The building has French colonial features including paired exterior staircases, a pavilion roof and thin wooden colonettes. Art Deco designs decorate...
    • Lakeside (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Lakeside Amusement Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Amusement parks--Colorado--Lakeside--1920-1930.
    • 1926 May 5
    • Youngest clown on horseback

    • A boy poses at the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. He wears a clown costume, and is atop a horse wearing pants and a ruffled collar.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Costumes--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • Estes Park High School band leads the 3R Riders

    • Estes Park High School marching band members play brass instruments and march down probably Elkhorn Avenue in a parade in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. A clown leads a burro and students play instruments that include trombones and tubas....
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Organizations--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957
    • Smedley School play actors

    • Photograph of six male students dressed in costumes for a play at Smedley Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. Two of the boys wear white jumpsuit with bunny caps, one boy wears a paper mask with straw hair, another one is dressed as a clown,...
    • Smedley School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Manual High. Teachers' baseball team and boys in costume

    • Men in baseball uniforms sit in front of boys in clown costumes in the schoolyard at Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) and Franklin Streets in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The ballplayers wear soft caps, white...
    • Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • As You Like It

    • Group portrait of Denver Community Players in Denver, Colorado dressed as Touchstone the clown and Corin and Silvius, shepherds, for Shakespeare's "As You Like It."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Open-air theatrical productions--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Rodeo

    • Spectators watch from the stands as a rodeo contestant rides a bucking bronco at the Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne (Laramie county), Wyoming. A man, possibly a rodeo clown, runs in front of the bucking horse. Another man on horseback is in the...
    • Cheyenne Frontier Days--1900-1910.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Broncos--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.; Rodeos--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.; Spectators--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Bridge, Geyser Spring, Placerville, Colo

    • A man, women, and children pose on a wooden bridge over the San Miguel River, Placerville, San Miguel County, Colorado. A dog is by a child in a spotted clown costume. A gate leads to Lemon's hot springs and a Rio Grande Southern Railroad freight...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1900-1910.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Placerville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Placerville--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Ground Breaking

    • Black and white print of five individuals at Hoffman Heights Development ground breaking in December 1950. Woman at left holding a small bottle in each hand. Man in chef's hat passing a bottle to another gentleman. Woman in a clown suit standing...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • Dec-50
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain parade

    • Men stand on a float, part of the Festival of Mountain and Plain, in a parade in Denver, Colorado. The float is pulled by a team of oxen and features a man in a clown suit and a brick house with lettering that reads: "Curfew." Spectators line the...
    • Festival of Mountain and Plain (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • [1896]
    • 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?]
    • Ford Warren Branch after school program "Karen the Clown"

    • Photograph of an after school program with "Karen the Clown" at the Ford Warren Branch library in Denver, Colorado. Karen stands behind and into an open steamer trunk.
    • Denver Public Library. Ford Warren Branch.
    • 1996
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Participants include two men on horseback with tack decorated with flowers, a buggy decorated with flowers, a man on stilts, and a man...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [August, 1898]
    • Musician on man's shoulders

    • A man carries a midget or dwarf on his shoulder, the midget holds a cornet and wears a uniform and clown makeup or whiteface. Men watch the perfomers and stand by an arched doorway.
    • Midgets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Cornets--1910-1930.; Uniforms--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • 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...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Elephants--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [August, 1898]
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • A man and women sit in a four wheel buggy on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The buggy is hitched to a team of four horses. A man dressed as a clown looks on. A marching band in uniform...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades &...
    • [August, 1898]
    • Children & adults in costumes

    • View of children dressed in clown costumes for a parade, possibly in St. Augustine, Florida.
    • Children--1920-1930.; Costumes--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Two men ride on horseback and carry a banner. A group of men on horseback ride on the street. One man dressed as a clown stands nearby...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • [August, 1898]
    • Sunflower Carnival

    • View of a parade on Cascade Avenue, part of the Flower Carnival in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A covered buggy decorated with greenery and bunting is hitched to a single horse. A man dressed as a jester leads the horse. A marching...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Marching bands--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [August, 1898]
    • Costume party

    • Men and women wearing costumes sit on stairs; outfits include hats, gingham, and a clown suit.
    • Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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