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Circuses & Shows (14)
Circus Performers (7)
Circuses (5)
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ca 1953 (1)
ca 1955 (1)
ca 1957 (1)
ca 1967 (1)
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Don Dethlefs (1)
Dory Deangelo (1)

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

2. 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...

3. Circus Clowns and Elephants Circus Clowns and Elephants ca. 1957 Three dwarf clowns in the Clyde Beatty Circus. Pictured, from left to right, are Frankie Saluto, Jimmy Armstrong, and Merlin "Shorty: Hinkle. Circus elephants and workers are visible in the background....

4. Circus Elephants ans Performers Circus Elephants ans Performers Two performers lead young elephants.

5. Circus Parade Circus Parade circa 1890s J.H. Henry's Shows circus parade

6. Circus Performer Pat Kirby Circus Performer Pat Kirby ca. 1967 Aerialist Pat Kirby of the Ringling Bros. circus performing on a cloud swing.

7. Circus Performer Pat Lombardi Circus Performer Pat Lombardi ca. 1955 Costumed circus showgirl Pat Lombardi of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily Circus.

8. Circus Sideshow Circus Sideshow 1955 Side show attractions, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey sideshow.

9. Circus Stilt-Walker Circus Stilt-Walker June, 1959 A stilt-walker crosses the circus grounds.

10. Family of Circus Performers Family of Circus Performers 1960s-1970s A family of circus performers called "The Hannefords." Pictured, from left to right, are Enrique Suarez (non-family member), Struppi (Mrs. Tommy Hanneford), Tommy Hanneford, Nana Hanneford (Tommy's mother),...

11. Small City, Big Impact Small City, Big Impact February/March 2010 Review of the events center that opened November 2009 in Independence, Missouri, and its impact on the area.

12. Trevor Bale Trevor Bale 1950s-1960s Circus ringmaster Trevor Bale, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily Circus

13. When the Circus Came to the Northeast When the Circus Came to the Northeast November 21, 2007 Kansas City historian and author, Dory DeAngelo, reminisces about the days when traveling circuses would visit Kansas City and put on performances in the Northeast neighborhood. From the early-1930s through...