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1. Amusements: Badger Circus at Kansas City and Westport Amusements: Badger Circus at Kansas City and Westport April/5/1856 Ad for Orton's Badger Circus, the earliest known theatrical performance in Kansas City according to the local history index card, listing some of its amusements: trained badgers, a strong man, stunt horse...

2. Animal Cage Circus Wagons Animal Cage Circus Wagons 1961 Animal cage circus wagons holding male and female lions.

3. Animal Circus Wagon Animal Circus Wagon circa 1920s Hippopotamus circus wagon.

4. Animal Trainer Oscar Konyot Animal Trainer Oscar Konyot ca. 1953 Ringling Bros. animal trainer Oscar Konyot pictured with a bullwhip and sidearm.

5. Barnes Circus Barnes Circus Barnes Circus, possibly Bill Blomberg and livery horse act.

6. Bear Bear Bear biting bar of cage.

7. Biography of Courtney Ryley Cooper (1886-1940), Journalist Biography of Courtney Ryley Cooper (1886-1940), Journalist 2009

8. Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist 2007

9. Brookings Montgomery Papers Brookings Montgomery Papers 1940s-1962 It is believed that these four boxes of correspondence files came with the Montgomery Photograph Collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. They have been retained in their original filing arrangement....

10. Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid 1940s-1962 Brookings Montgomery (1884-1963) was a local photographer who died in Kansas City at the age of 79. He owned and operated Montgomery Foto Service located at 1519 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri. It is...

11. Charles Baumann Charles Baumann N.d. Frontal portrait of Charles Baumann in costume. Appears to be a circus performer.

12. Circus Circus Unidentified circus, unraised tent with man in foreground.

13. Circus Circus Group portrait of unidentified children at unidentified circus.

14. Circus Acrobat Circus Acrobat Unidentified male acrobat in formal pose.

15. Circus Acrobat Circus Acrobat Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey female acrobat.

16. Circus Acrobat Circus Acrobat Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus acrobat Gerard Soules.

17. Circus Acrobat Circus Acrobat Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey acrobat Gloria Bale.

18. Circus Acrobats Circus Acrobats Male acrobats performing balancing trick.

19. Circus Acrobats Circus Acrobats Unidentified male and female acrobats.

20. Circus Acrobats Circus Acrobats Acrobat troupe.