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Identifier: P0143

Title: Police Circus Collection

Description: The Police Circus Collection contains about 40 portraits and action photographs of performers in Police Circuses during the 1930s. Many are autographed to Sergeant Frank Dietz. Subjects include: lion tamers; trapeze artists; police officers; clowns; trained animals; The Original Alenos; Olga Beatly; Ben Beno; Billetti Troupe; Joseph and Kaiser Gerk; Genoe Troupe; Albert Hodgini; Harriet Hogdini; Hogdini groups; Hustrei Troupe; Al Jolson; Harry and Loretta LaPearl; Ellaine Malloy; William Moneen Troupe; the Great Flying Otaris; Rieffenbach Group; Torelli Sisters; Harvey and Helen Waldrs; Watkins Trained Animals; Nana Woalford and dacshunds; the Wilson Group; Walter Yuice Troupe; Zacchini Group; acrobat troops.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1931 - 1939

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Fred Hess & Son (Atlantic City, NJ); Progress Studio (New York, NY); Chester Photo Service (Boston, MA); Orcajo Photo Art (Dayton, OH); Edward J. Kelty, Century (New York, NY); H.A. Atwell (Chicago, IL)



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