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    • 16th Street

    • View northwest from corner of Glenarm Place on Sixteenth Street, Denver, Colorado, to the Daniels and Fisher Tower; shows pedestrians, cars, buses, street and traffic signs, Masonic Temple, Colorado National Bank building, Paramount Theater...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.
    • 1979 April 5
    • 16th Street Looking North

    • View of 16th Street in Denver, Colorado, looking north; circus banner hangs across street in foreground; pedestrian, bicycle, horse-drawn carriage, and street car traffic appears; man at far right stands on ledge; building in distance has banners...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; City & town life--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1901]
    • [Iron] Cloud - A.G. Lowande

    • Chief Iron Cloud (North American Indian, Sioux) and A.G. Lowande, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand in a grassy field near tents. The Indian man wears a headdress, buckskins, a hair pipe breast plate, and...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Dakota Indians--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Men--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing &...
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    • A circus scene

    • A man at the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, wears a dress, wig and crown, and stands atop burros. Tents fill the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • 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.
    • 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.; Joking--1910-1920.; Underwear--1910-1920.; Zouaves--United States--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • 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...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus animals--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Horses--1910-1920.; Lowande, A. G.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Alpine Troup [sic] sisters and brother, father

    • Members of the "Alpine Troupe," with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose outside a tent. The performing troupe of brothers and sisters are in costume. The women wear turban-like headdresses with ostrich feathers over long...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Families--1910-1920.; Women--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Arrow, Colo. on the Moffat Road

    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later called Denver and Salt Lake) passenger train at Arrow, Colorado train station; dining room, Elk Saloon and rooms, Cottage Bar, hotel, and New England Kitchen are identifiable businesses; wooden frame...
    • Arrow (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Billboards--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--1900-1920.; Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Arrow, Colo. on the Moffat Road

    • Arrow, Colorado (formerly Arrowhead), and Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later Denver and Salt Lake) passenger train; shows standard gauge tracks and switches, town behind depot, women standing on track, a dining room a restaurant,...
    • Arrow (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--Arrow--1900-1910.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Arrow--1900-1910.; Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway.
    • 1905
    • Art Simon, Orville Walters, John Hickey, Los Angeles

    • Three young men, Art Simon, Orville Walters, and John Hickey, sew costumes and read during a break with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Los Angeles (Los Angeles County), California. They sit on and are surrounded by...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Los Angeles (Calif.)--1900-1920.; Circuses & shows--California--Los Angeles--1900-1920.; Reading--California--Los Angeles--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3226, engine type 2-8-2

    • Freight, westbound; circus train; 14 cars, 40 MPH. Photographed: near Petersburg, Colo., July 30, 1922.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1922.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Petersburg.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.
    • 1922
    • AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3713, engine type 4-8-2

    • Al G. Barnes circus special; 26 cars, 20 MPH. Photographed: east of La Junta, Colo., July 23, 1933.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1933.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--La Junta.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.
    • 1933
    • Auditorium, Oakland, Calif.

    • Devlin's Zouaves with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose in the Oakland Auditorium in Oakland (Alameda County), California. They wear jackets with an appliqued pattern on the front and sleeves and slacks.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Oakland (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Auditoriums--California--Oakland--1910-1920.; Circus...
    • 1915
    • Auditorium, Oakland, Calif.

    • Devlin's Zouaves pose in the Oakland Civic Auditorium in Oakland (Alameda County), California. The men kneel with one knee on the ground as they salute with their left hand. The troupe, with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show,...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Oakland (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circus performers--California--Oakland--1910-1920.; Circuses &...
    • 1915 May
    • Band

    • A band leader and members of a brass band practice in an open field. The band is made up of young men and boys probably from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Charles Orville Walters is second from the left.
    • Bands--1910-1920.; Boys--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Men--1910-1920.; Walters, Charles Orville.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Barnum and Barnum West: neighborhood analysis

    • Booklet describing the history, population, land use and zoning, housing, community facilities, transportation and environment of the Barnum neighborhood (Denver, Colo.).
    • City Planning--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1979 June
    • Barnum's elephants in winter-quarters

    • An elephant pushes a railroad car with its head during a snowstorm; a trainer stands nearby. In a border, P.T. Barnum circus elephants are trained to use props and perform tricks.
    • P.T. Barnum (Firm)--1880-1890.; Animal training--1880-1890.; Circus animals--1880-1890.; Circuses & shows--American--1880-1890.; Elephants--1880-1890.
    • 1883 January 27
    • Basket horses, circus merry makers

    • Men wear face paint and horse costumes at the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Tents fill the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Costumes--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.; Tents--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1910.
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • Berkeley Oriental Theater

    • View of Miller Pharmacy and the Berkeley Oriental Theater near 44th (Forty-fourth) Avenue and Tennyson Street in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked nearby. Signs read: "Miller Pharmacy," "Coca-Cola," "Roi-Tan...
    • Berkeley Oriental Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Miller Pharmacy (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Berkeley (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Drugstores--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [1936]
    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 21
    • 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]
    • Brief histories of the Denver Public Schools

    • Compiled for the administrative offices of the Denver Public Schools, this book contains brief histories for the majority of the Public Schools in Denver, Colorado up to they year 1952.
    • Denver Public Schools--History.
    • 1952
    • Buffalo Bill and cast

    • North American Indians (tribe unknown) from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand and sit near Buffalo Bill, who is seated on the ground. Chief Rocky Bear (Oglala Sioux, Dakota) wears a headdress and holds a ceremonial...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Dakota Indians--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing &...
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    • Buffalo Bill Himself

    • Buffalo Bill sits on a wooden crate in front of a tent at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a Stetson hat and his hair is white.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing & dress--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
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    • Buffalo Bill Himself Warpath

    • Reproduction of advertising bill; airbrushed letters read: "Buffalo Bill Himself Warpath." Fine print reads: "Copyright 1914 Sells-Floto Shows Co." and "The Sells-Floto Company Owner."
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--Public relations--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--Public relations--1910-1920.; Advertising--1910-1920.; Posters--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Buffalo Bill Warpath

    • Suede finish card stock album cover has an embossed art nouveau flourish and depiction of a mermaid holding a sunburst. Letters read: "Badger Gem." Ticket stub (probably) glued to cover reads: "Sells Floto Circus, Home of 1001 Wonders, Admission 25...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--Public relations--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--Public relations--1910-1920.; Album covers--1910-1920.; Tickets--1910-1920.
    • [between 1913 and 1916?]
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Celebrities--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Signals & signaling--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Celebrities--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Signals & signaling--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a hand signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Celebrities--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Signals & signaling--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Celebrities--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Signals & signaling--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Celebrities--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Signals & signaling--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates signals (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Celebrities--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Signals & signaling--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Celebrities--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Signals & signaling--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • 1913
    • Bungling Bros.

    • Men and women pose with fake horses and parade floats representing circus wagons. A banner reads: "Bungling Bros. Circus." A barrel reads: "Crown Tar Works - Pitch."
    • Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Parades (Floats)--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Canvas dropping

    • The top of a tent, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billows as it drops from the wooden support poles to the ground.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--Facilities--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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    • Capitol Hill People's Fair: Celebrate the City

    • Program from the 1978 Capitol Hill People's Fair. Includes list of vendors, sponsors, and map of booths during the fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1978
    • Captain H.C. Devlin

    • Portrait of Captain H.C. Devlin, organizer of the Devlin's Zouaves performance troupe, part of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He poses in a suit, bow tie and hat. A circus tent in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Devlin, H. C.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Carlos Miles

    • Carlos Miles, a cowboy with Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show stands near the wall of a tent. He wears leather chaps with metal ornamentation and fringe, a cowboy hat, leather gloves, a bandana and cowboy boots. He holds probably...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Cowboys--1910-1920.; Miles, Carlos.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Charles Walter[s] and North American Indian men

    • Charles Orville Walters and two North American Indian men, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand in front of a circus tent. One of the men, in a headdress and breastplate, shows an object to Orville Walters who...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing &...
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    • 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.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Interiors--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Walters, Charles Orville.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Chas. Walter[s]

    • Charles Orville Walters and, probably Art Simon, stand next to each near a tent. Members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, they wear embroidered coats, dark pants and bowties. The bodice of their coats have appliqued...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.; Simon, Art, member of Sells Floto Circus.; Walters, Charles...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Chas. Walter[s]

    • Charles Orville Walters, a member of the Devlin's Zouaves with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill,s Wild West Show, poses in an open field. His costume consists of a fez hat, short jacket with an appliqued motif on the front and sleeves, baggy...
    • 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.; Men--1910-1920.; Zouaves--United States--1910-1920.; Walters, Charles Orville.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Chas. Walter[s]

    • Charles Orville Walters, a member of Devlin's Zouaves, stands near a covered wagon in costume and holds a rifle. His costume consists of a short jacket with appliqued trim on the bodice and sleeves, a sash around the waist with a tassel, baggy...
    • 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.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Zouaves--United States--1910-1920.; Walters, Charles Orville.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Chief Iron Cloud, Good Horse himself at Los Angeles

    • Chief Iron Cloud and Chief Good Horse, North American Indians (Sioux, Dakota), members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, appear on horseback near a circus tent in Los Angeles (Los Angeles County), California. Both men...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Dakota Indians--California--Los Angeles--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--California--Los Angeles--1910-1920.; Los Angeles (Calif.)--1910-1920.;...
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    • Circus

    • Spectators stand near a procession of donkey and horse drawn wagons with wooden cages, Sunflower (Flower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The wooden cages contain circus performers. One woman stands on the backs of a two...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cages--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Circus parades--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898
    • 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

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