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State Archives of Florida
Portrait of Ringling Circus employee John Murray Anderson.
N2011- 7, Photographic collection, 1930s-1970s; Box 1
Directors (Performing arts)
Accompanying note: "Director of Ringling Circus spectacle for circus programming".
John Murray Anderson (September 20, 1886 - January 30, 1954) was a theatre director and producer, songwriter, actor, screenwriter, and lighting designer. He worked for Ringling Brothers Circus from 1942-1951 and directed circus sequences for the film The Greatest Show on Earth.
Joseph Janney Steinmetz was a world-renowned commercial photographer whose images appeared in such publications as the Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, Time, Holiday, Collier's, and Town & Country. His work has been referred to as "an American social history," which documented diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. Steinmetz moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Portrait of Ringling Circus employee John Murray Anderson. 1942. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245068>, accessed 26 September 2023.
Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Portrait of Ringling Circus employee John Murray Anderson. 1942. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245068>
AP Style Photo Citation
(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)