Youth circus performers across the state

234676
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four black and white prints. Images of four groups of youth circus performers; no names or locations given.
Type
Still Image

Sarasota Sailors Circus performers - White Springs, Florida

123223
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS89731

Sarasota Sailors Circus performers - White Springs, Florida

123224
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS89733

Interview with circus performer Erik Adams

238882
Date
1982-01-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Adams was an animal trainer and circus performer. In the interview, he discusses training dogs and chimpanzees; the differences between carnivals and circuses; types of circus performers; and life in the traveling circus. Copied onto audiocassette C83-26. Material used for the pub...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-35

Craft demonstration area at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

236476
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof with 66 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Florida Home: Showtown USA

238858
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. (Duplicates located in S 1576, box 37, tapes 22 & 23.) Part two of a six-part radio series produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WJCT-FM (Jacksonville) that explored traditional arts and culture in Florida. This episode dealt with circuses and other traveling shows.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C85-14

Hillsborough County circus

234063
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with nine black and white images, plus negatives. c. 1982
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-149

Sailor Circus of Sarasota at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

233821
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Group was from Sarasota.
Type
Still Image

Sailor Circus performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

233824
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Group was from Sarasota.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-725 - S89-737

Interview with circus performer Bill Rodgers

238883
Date
1982-01-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Rodgers discusses his life in the circus. Topics include clowns; training for the circus; traveling; ring masters; and training birds. Copied onto audiocassettes C83-27 & C83-28. Material used for the public radio program, Florida Home: Showtown USA. Copies of the programs ca...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-37
Item ID
T82-36

Interview with circus worker Ward Hall

238869
Date
1982-01-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. (Also copied on C95-46, as well as C83-16) Ward, a carnival pitchman, and circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include pitching; carnivals; circuses; selling techniques; and performing in circuses. The material was featured in two episodes for the public radio program, Flor...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-25

Clyde Beatty circus acrobats performing teeter-totter act

115466
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435C

Monkeys getting ready to race for a Clyde Beatty circus show

115470
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435G

Clyde Beatty circus elephants and handlers

115473
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435J

The Eriksons from Medrano "Le Cirque de Paris" performing acrobatic balancing act in Florida

115465
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435B

Clyde Beatty circus employees gathered for a group picture

115474
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435K

Virginia Shumway in old Clyde Beatty circus roller coaster car

115463
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP824356

1992 Florida Folk Festival

234252
Date
1992-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white prints. Various images of the 1992 Florida Folk Festival, including the Sarasota and the FSU circuses, and the Masaryktown Beseda dancers.
Type
Still Image

Circus music

238272
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. Includes "Carson Barnes Side Show 1982," "Old Victor and Columbia Albums," " 'Day at the Circus,' General Records 1938" and "Carson And Barnes Circus 1982" on C-83-82; "Gnaro July 30 [recordings of music and promotional performan...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-82
Item ID
C83-83

Ethel Purtle and King riding in a lion drome for a Clyde Beatty circus show

115468
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435E

Anna and Charles LeRoy with snakes in Clyde Beatty circus show

115469
Date
1939
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435F

Clyde Beatty circus animal trainer with his head in an elephant's mouth

115471
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435H

Clyde Beatty performing with his big cats

115476
Date
1941
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435M

Clyde Beatty performing with lion

115486
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82436K

"Lady Sandra" Reed swallowing swords for Clyde Beatty circus show

115467
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435D

Barbara Lentz performing her circus animal act at the Florida Folk Festival- White Springs, Florida

105776
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
F201512

Jaya and Nila Radhakrishnan; Sarasota Sailor Circus at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

239317
Date
1992-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. Jaya and Nila Radhakrishnan give a demonstration of East Indian dance along with an explanation of the music, story (Jaya), and steps (Nila); they perform a composition of Nila's father, C.V. Radhakrishnan, called "Amida Budgeon." Bill Lee and Beth Gill (of ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C92-14

Sarasota Sailor Circus; Curly Dekle and Barbara Beauchamp at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Crossroads Stage - Festival History)

239318
Date
1992-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette recording. C92-15: Index indicates that recording device stopped and batteries were replaced resulting in the loss of some of the Dekle/Beauchamp discussion - an outline can be found on the index sheet for C92-15. C92-16: Curly Dekle continues discussion of Florida Folk Festival;...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C92-15
Item ID
C92-16

Interview with Joe McKennon

238870
Date
1982-01-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven reel to reels. McKennon, a life-long circus worker, discusses his career. Topics include leaving Texas for the circus as teen; types of shows; circus traveling and transportation; tents used; differences between carnivals and circuses; history of John Ringling; the types of circuses in the 19...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T82-29
Item ID
T82-30
Item ID
T82-31
Item ID
T82-32
Item ID
T82-28
Item ID
T82-27
Item ID
T82-26

Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus cannon act members at Tampa court house for group portrait

115472
Date
1934
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82435I

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