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Circus

Sauk County Historical Society

Photographic Collection

Animals, UN1093, horses near Ringling barns in Baraboo

Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden, N.Y., UN1125, Elephant act

Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden, N.Y., UN1115, horse act

Bears in cage wagon, UN653

Beaty Circus, 13-1989H4

Bell Wagon, UN52

Circus Performers, 2-2002DB, tall man & short man

Cook Wagon, 1-1998E, Ringling Bros. in Baraboo, corner Rosaline & Water in front paint shop

Elephant Ring, 182-2006-3, in Ringlingville, donated by Ellen M. Blevins, Loganville, GA

Elephant Pyramid, 182–2006-2, in Ringlingville, donated by Ellen M. Blevins, Loganville, GA

Elephants in Baraboo, UN652, on Ash St., school & Peck home in background

Elephants in Baraboo, 2-2002BT

Elephants in Madison, 13-1989H2 [M34H2], 1968

Elephants, UN697, c. 1910. elephants at Ringlingville. First St. homes in rear.

Ethel Romalfanger, 2-2003LX, Neg. #43A

Gollmar Circus, CWM Px, c. 1893, Walter S. Gollmar in clown cart; Charles A. Gollmar, arm

on trick poney “Minnip”; Fred C. Gollmar & Benj. F. Gollmar, in band.  Photo loaned from Circus World Museum, Baraboo.

Horse Yard, 2-2006X, Ringlingville, H.E. Cole photo (A-3)

LaPearl, Harry, 2-2004HN

Lockhart Elephants, 32-2003II, Ringlingville, c. 1910

Maiss, 2-2004HM, 3 performers

Miniature Circus, 45-2003G

Moeller Wagon Shops, CWM Px, church on left now gone, replaced by McGann Furniture.

            Gade Fisk Circus of Wonewoc, WI. Photo loaned from Circus World Museum, Baraboo

Paul Luckey, 2-2003LW, Ringmaster, Neg. #5

Performer, 14-1999G2, The “fat lady” performer

Performer, 14-199G3, The “fat lady” performer

Performer, UN698, horse act, poss. Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden, N.Y.

R.R. cars, UN718, near car shops, Ringling Bros.

Ringling Bros. Animals, 16-1942A

Ringling Bros. Animals, 16-1942B

Ringling Bros. Barnum & Baily Circus, 13-1989HB [M34-HB], 1955 midway

Ringling Bros. employees, 7-1963A [B3-33A], 1910, ring stock & trapping crew, Arthur Bartley

Ringling Bros. - Gollmar Bros., 41-1958 [A3-120], bear seated

Ringling Bros. Morris Hotel, UN1123, at Mirror Lake

Ringling Bros., UN669, Parade

Ringling Bros. Performers, UN717

Ringling Bros.- Forepaugh & Sells Circus, 7-1963P [B3-33P], 1911,  elephants & circus tents

Ringling Bros.- Forepaugh & Sells Circus, 7-1963O [B3-33O], 1911,  riders on horseback

Ringling Bros.- Forepaugh & Sells Circus, 7-1963N [B3-33N], 1911, equestrians, Eddie Rooney, Dennis & Helen.

Ringling Shops, UN483, in Baraboo

Ringlingville, Water St., Baraboo, UN123

Turnour, Millie, 2-2004HL, Aerialist, Ringling Bros. Circus, 1899

Turnour, Millie, 34-2003, aerialist, 1898 [halftone]

Turnour, Millie, 2-2004HL, Aerialist, Ringling Bros. Circus, 1899

Turnour, Millie, 34-2003, aerialist, 1898 [halftone]

Wahlund & Tekla Trio, 2-2004HK, L-R: age 33, weight 165; age 29, weight 175; age 20,

       weight 140. Photo by F. Heinisch, N.Y.

Wardrobe, 1-1998G, behind the scenes, clothing spread out on the ground

White, Charlie, UN719, right: in uniform of U.L. Grant, Post G.A.R., New York city, but was

       better know as Charlie White the Lion King with Thayer Noyes Circus, also P.T. Barnum

       On Left: Charlie White Jr., in same uniform, as a son of veterans camp 50 of ?, Ill.

Winter Quarters, 2-2004AS [32-2003], in Baraboo, c. 1945. Also, Albany, NY at depot