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    • Wallace Brothers Circus

    • Black men, women, and girls pose on a platform at the Wallace Brothers Circus in front of painted canvas backdrops, writing reads "Georgia Minst[rel] ... Party." Shows a large triangle (instrument), white people look on.
    • African Americans--1910-1930.; Circuses & shows--1910-1930.; Girls--1910-1930.; Spectators--1910-1930.; Women--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Boulder Brick Works located north of Northside Junior High.

    • Masonry enclosures in Boulder, Colorado, have a flat roof, a plank shed, or stacked bricks in them. The gable-roofed shop has a saltbox mill-housing, and brick or metal smokestacks. A field with a circular divot, dwellings, tilled fields, bare...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 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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    • Vallejo

    • Devlin's Zouaves in costume pose in front of an ornate circus wagon in Vallejo, (Solano County), California. The performing troupe, with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, wear fez hats inscribed with "D" and "Z", baggy pants...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus wagons--California--Vallejo--1910-1920.; Vallejo (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circus...
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    • 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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    • Grandpa Walters, Buffalo Bill Circus, Devlyn [sic] Zouaves

    • Two Devlin's Zouaves, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, hold rifles and pose in costume. The young man with a smile on the left is Charles Orville Walters. Both young men wear baggy pants, short jackets, sashes around...
    • 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.;...
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    • 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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    • Loading whole round end

    • Workers roll a tent, from Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flat bed wagon.
    • 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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    • Wagon loaded time 4 1/2 minutes

    • People stand on and around a large spool mounted on a wagon loaded with a tent from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear hats, vests or suits with ties and the women wear long dresses. A 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.; People--1910-1920.; Trucks--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • Tex McLeod

    • Tex McLeod, a cowboy in the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, rides on a white horse and holds a lariat. He wears a cowboy hat and a bandana. A circus tent is in the background and white birds are seen in a cluster near wooden...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Cowboys--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--1910-1920.; Roping--1910-1920.; Show...
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    • Kinzer, Sells Floto Circus

    • A woman stands behind an elephant, with decorative harnesses and flower arrangements, at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A tent and a stake with a guy wire are in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Elephants--1910-1920.; Women--1910-1920.
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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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    • Finishing 3 50 ft. middle pieces

    • View of a work crew, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, as they strike the middle section of a tent. The group is supervised by foreman dressed in white shirts and vests. A wagon and horses are seen in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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    • Starting to fold 3 50 ft. middle pieces together

    • Work crew packs up the middle pieces of a tent from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Vertical wooden poles and guy wires are seen near the operation and a striped tent is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
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    • 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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    • [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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    • 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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    • Indian village

    • A couple walks by an Indian village behind the scenes at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. North American Indian men and women stand and sit in and near tepees inside a large show tent. The ceiling of the main tent has...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Structures--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Interiors--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Tipis--1910-1920.; Wild...
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    • Crowd and teams of horses

    • Crowds watch the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West show prepare to set up. Shows a flat bed wagon pulled by an eight horse team, the wagon contains small automobiles and supplies. Horses, horse teams and wagons are at the site. Circus...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Automobiles--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Horse teams--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Redlands, Calif.

    • A crowd gathers near the train tracks in Redlands (San Bernardino County), California as the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show circus train arrives. The flatbed rail cars carry ornate circus trailers and personnel. A Ford car and...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Circus trains--California--Redlands--1910-1920.; Redlands (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circuses &...
    • 1914 April 4
    • George Scheweme

    • George Scheweme, a member of Devlin's Zouaves, stands near an ornate circus trailer in costume. The costume consists of a fez hat inscribed with "D" and "Z", a short jacket, a sash, baggy pants and white leggings. The Zouaves are part of the...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Wild...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Grandpa Walters

    • Charles Orville Walters, a member of Devlin's Zouaves, stands in costume on the grounds of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He holds a rifle and wears a fez hat with the letters "D" and "Z," a short jacket with appliqued...
    • 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.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • 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
    • Zouaves and covered wagon

    • The Devlin's Zouaves, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose near a Conestoga wagon in Vallejo (Solano County), California. The young men wear fez hats, inscribed with "D" and "Z," short jackets with trim, baggy...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Devlin's Zouaves--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Vallejo (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Bugles--California--Vallejo--1910-1920.; Circus...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Men and a dog

    • Men, part of the cast and crew of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, sit in a field with a dog. A few of the men are identified as: "H. Emerson, E. Spangle, J. Hickey, Haywood Boyce, A. Good, and H. Payne." The men wear...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Bull terrier--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Dogs--1910-1920.; Employees--1910-1920.; Entertainers--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Men beside wagon

    • Two young men, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, lean against a cart near freight wagons loaded with crates and equipment. The men wear work clothes and caps, they hold cigarettes.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Employees--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Woman on horseback

    • A woman equestrian with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show sits on a white stallion in costume. She wears a small hat with an ostrich feather and a long dress with a fitted bodice. Sequins embellish the shoulders, bust and hem...
    • 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.; Horseback riding--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?]
    • Elephant performing

    • An audience watches an elephant stand on its hind legs as a woman in uniform balances on his fore leg at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show during an outdoor performance. A trainer in uniform directs the animal with a baton....
    • 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.; Elephants--1910-1920.; Spectators--1910-1920.; Trained...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Woman and girl with leopard cubs

    • A woman and girl stand and sit near the wall of a Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show circus tent, they pose with two leopard cubs. The girl wears a drop-waist dress and a cloche hat with a large bow and she stands beside a...
    • 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.; Leopards--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Cowboy performer

    • A Cowboy with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show rides a horse in a ring on the circus grounds. Members of the crew look on. A man dressed in a suit and hat, possibly a show coordinator, observes the performance. Circus...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Cowboys--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Women performers outside circus tent

    • Two women circus performers, with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, rehearse near a circus tent and wagon. People watch the women practice.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Women--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Man on a circus horse

    • A circus equestrian sits on a horse that kneels with one leg extended near a circus wagon at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man is dressed in a jacket and pants, with a side stripe, and he holds a cap in his hand. A...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Trick riding--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Lon Darragh and Lexington

    • A young man in costume balances on the back of a horse while the animal kneels at the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The young man wears a jacket and pants with trim and holds a cap in his hand. Spectators are in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Trick riding--1910-1920.
    • [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?]
    • Monkey and puppy

    • A monkey and puppy, with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, sit on the ground next to each other. The monkey rests its hand on the head of the puppy. The monkey wears a chain around its neck connected to a ring on the bottom...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Dogs--1910-1920.; Monkeys--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Men in front of circus tents

    • Members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pose near tents. The men wear hats, some smoke cigars.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Men--1910-1920.; Smoking--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Men and women at a circus tent

    • People, possibly cast members, pose near a Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show tent. The men wear suits and the women wear long street dresses.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; People--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west shows--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Santa Barbara, Cal.

    • View of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County), California. People crowd the midway and sideshows. Posters and signs read "Sells Floto and Buffalo Bill Annex", "The Sacred Animal of the...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Santa Barbara (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--California--Santa Barbara--1910-1920.; Crowds--California--Santa Barbara--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Circus tents

    • View of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show tents in probably, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County), California. Shows trailers with groups of people near the tents. A wooden fence is seen around the perimeter of the grounds....
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Santa Barbara (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--California--Santa Barbara--1910-1920.; Show tents--California--Santa Barbara--1910-1920.; Wild west...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]

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