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 Resource Type: Photograph
 Collection: The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

Date: May 29, 1929
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's circus camp in La Feria, Texas. The camp had been flooded, and members of the circus stand together in knee-high water. Some members of the circus carry household goods such as pots, bags of food, and fold-up chairs. Several men sit in the water, and one man even balances a teacup on his head. Plain tents are visible behind the circus members. A hand-written inscription written in white reads "CUBAN SHOW CAMP," and "LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/29."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Acrobat Sabino Gomez

Abreu Family Acrobat Sabino Gomez

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an acrobat, Sabino Gomez, from the Abreu Family. He is wearing a matching vest and pants embroidered with flowers. He wears a collared shirt underneath the vest and lace-up boots.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Acrobats

Abreu Family Acrobats

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats and Sabino Gomez performing in the middle of a town square. Many people stand around the roped-off area between two buildings.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Family Christmas ]

[Abreu Family Christmas ]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family celebrating Christmas in Long Beach, California. Two women sit on the floor, each holding a child. A third woman kneels next to the children. A Christmas tree and presents are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family in Costume

Abreu Family in Costume

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated far left in the front row. The men are wearing matching suspenders embroidered with ric rac on top of pleated shirts and satin pants. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice. Federica wears a small crown and many rings on her fingers, while holding a bouquet of roses.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Portrait

Abreu Family Portrait

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Portrait

Abreu Family Portrait

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams of her dress are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of her bodice.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Family Portrait]

[Abreu Family Portrait]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez on the second row to the left. Federica sits in the center of the Abreu men, wearing an embroidered dress and a cross necklace. The men are wearing dark suits with ties and collared white shirts.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Trapeze Performance

Abreu Family Trapeze Performance

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a tall trapeze in front of a large pavilion. Many people fill the pavilion while the five members of the Abreu troupe perform.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Troupe Performing at the Mendota Carnival

Abreu Troupe Performing at the Mendota Carnival

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a stage situated between large storefronts at the Mendota Carnival. One member of the troupe is balancing two more members on his shoulders while a large crowd surrounds the stage.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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