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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 23, 1909 July 24

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19090724
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 13, 1910 March 26

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100326
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 43, 1910 October 22

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19101022
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • Men with sledgehammers

    • Young men, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose near a circus tent in Long Beach (Los Angeles County), California. Three of the men hold sledge hammers. A man in the group ties the end of a rope while other work...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Long Beach (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--California--Long Beach--1910-1920.; Employees--California--Long Beach--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Dog pyramid at Gentry's Trained Animal Show

    • A large group of show dogs from the Gentry's Trained Animal Show, stand in a pyramid formation on a circular platform. This exhibition took place at a stop in downtown Denver, Colorado. A wagon with decorative trim, images and the words "Gentry's...
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Dog shows--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Trained animals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • Loading 3 50 ft middle pieces at once

    • A group of workers wind a middle section of a tent, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flatbed wagon. A foreman operates the controls; another tent is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • Gentry's Famous Trained Animal Show

    • View of a traveling exhibition in (probably) Denver, Colorado; shows 20 [?] dogs posed on a carousel. An ornate wagon is to the side, with elephant designs and lettering: "Gentry's Famous Trained Animal Show."
    • Gentry's Famous Trained Animal Show.--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Dogs--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Trained animals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1901?]
    • Gentry's Famous Trained Animal Show

    • Interior view of a traveling exhibition in (probably) Denver, Colorado; shows a man, elephants, bunting, and a sign: "Gentry's Famous Trained Animal Show."
    • Gentry's Famous Trained Animal Show.--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Elephants--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Trained animals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1901?]
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show diving dog

    • Men hold a piece of cloth taut in order to catch a dog that dives from a platform near a circus tent in Colorado. A horse-drawn wagon is nearby.
    • Circuses & shows--Colorado--1890-1910.; Dogs--Colorado--1890-1910.; Trained animals--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Gentry's trained animal show

    • Shows three elephants of the Gentry's Trained Animal Show posed around a man seated at a table in the center. The elephants are seated on round barrels. The Gentry's Trained Animal Show presented in Denver, Colorado multiple times in the early...
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Elephants--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Trained animals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show

    • A man (trainer) leads a small elephant to walk over a path of three dogs and a donkey (?). This exhibition is under a circus tent possibly at a stop in Denver, Colorado. A wagon with decorative trim, images and the words "Gentry's Trained Animal...
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Dog shows--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Elephants--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Trained animals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show

    • View of an animal trainer and elephants posed on barrels from Gentry's Trained Animal Show, probably in Colorado. Shows decorated horse drawn wagons and an American flag.
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show--1890-1900.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--1890-1900.; Elephants--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trained animals--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Gentry's Famous Trained Animal Show

    • View of an animal trainer and two small elephants with a decorated show wagon from Gentry's Trained Animal Show, probably in Colorado.
    • Gentry's Trained Animal Show--1890-1900.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--1890-1900.; Elephants--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trained animals--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Dokey Circus, Denver

    • View of circus tents, and an arched wooden entrance sign to "Dokey Circus" at an intersection on East 5th (Fifth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Advertisements on a sign read: "Coca-Cola, Every Bottle Sterilized," "The Model Cleaners and Dyers, Men's...
    • Dokey Circus--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Advertisements--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Circuses & shows--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Gates--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Show tents--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1927 and 1931?]
    • 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 performers

    • Women circus performers stand and pose balanced on the shoulders of men circus performers in front of a canvas tent at probably the Dokey Circus in Denver, Colorado. Women wear tights and satin leotards with matching headbands. Men wear acrobat...
    • Dokey Circus--People--1920-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Acrobats--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Circus performers--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Circuses & shows--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?]

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