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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,...
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    • [1975]
    • 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...
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    • 1957
    • 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,...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2003
    • 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...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [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...
    • 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?]
    • 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...
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    • June 25, 1965
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [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...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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".
    • Five Points Business Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1988 June 17
    • 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...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 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.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • 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...
    • Ialkin, Bob.
    • 1964
    • 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....
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    • 1957
    • 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."
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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...
    • Byers, Joseph E.
    • 1901
    • 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.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [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.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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."
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • 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...
    • Source unknown.
    • Dec-50
    • 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."
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    • [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...
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    • 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...
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    • 1898
    • 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,...
    • Martin, A. C.
    • undated
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [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.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1898]
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1898]
    • The ten dollar beauty, circus parade

    • Robed Black men pull a wagon in the Burlesque Parade of the Flower (or Sunflower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A man in women's clothing rides a fake horse; a clown stands by.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906]
    • West Side Recorder Volume 5 No 10

    • Newsletter dedicated to community life in the Auraria neighborhood prior to the construction of the Auraria campus
    • West Side Recorder
    • 1969 April
    • Parade entry Flower Carnival

    • A boy, wearing a mask and dressed as a clown, sits on a two wheel buggy decorated with paper, Sunflower (Flower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The buggy is hitched to a burro and a goat and led by another boy.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1897]
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: a chariot with a driver in white clothing and a headband is pulled by two burros and a horse; a boy in a clown suit rides a burro; a man in a dress stands on two burros. Children walk...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • A group of musicians hold various musical instuments as they ride on a horse drawn wagon in the Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Instruments include a trombone, tuba, and drum. On the wagon hangs a banner that reads:...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: a person in an animal costume inside a cage on top of a horse drawn wagon; a banner reads: "Wild Boars We Often Meet." Behind the wagon are two people in clown outfits with masks, one...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898

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