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  Partner: Witte Museum
 Collection: The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

Date: unknown
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."
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[Federica and Brothers at the Majestic Theatre]

[Federica and Brothers at the Majestic Theatre]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Federica and her brothers at the Majestic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. The portrait consists of Federica standing between her four brothers, facing right but looking at the camera. The men wear dark tuxedos with white shirts and bow ties. Federica wears a light-colored dress consisting of a three tiered ruffled skirt. Fine beading is present on the straps and low neckline of the dress. She wears a beaded headband and ballet shoes.
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[Abreu Troupe in Costume]

[Abreu Troupe in Costume]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe in full costume. The troupe consists of three men, a young boy, and a woman, facing left and turning their heads toward the camera. The males in the group are all wearing the same costume consisting of a Spanish-style bolero jacket and pants decorated with light-colored trim and embroidery. Underneath the jacket each man wears a white collared shirt with a tie, sombrero, and black shoes. The woman wears a white blouse with a heavily-embroidered dark skirt. She wears her hair in two braided down her shoulders, tied with large ribbons, and large heavy necklaces around her neck.
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Circus Performer in Frog Costume

Circus Performer in Frog Costume

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man dressed in a frog costume climbing a tree. The costume consists of a one piece, dark-colored suiting covering his hands and feet. The man's head and neck are covered with a three-dimensional form of a frog's head.
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[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a basket toss. Two men join arms to throw a third man into the air. The third man is performing a somersault in mid-air, while two other men reach out to catch him. The troupe is practicing in front of a wooden structure.
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[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Camp]

[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Camp]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's flooded camp in La Feria, Texas. Several members of the crew stand in front of a tent posing for the camera. The flood waters reach up to the crew member's knees. One man balances on a barrel floating in the water.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Portrait of Abelardo Saenz]

[Portrait of Abelardo Saenz]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Abelardo Saenz, the main dancer for Carpe Cubana Circus. Abelardo wears a long-sleeve collared shirt with the two top buttons unbuttoned, a tie and cummerbund. The sleeves of the shirt are very broad, and gather into cuffs around Abelardo's wrists.
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[La Feria Inundated with Flood Water]

[La Feria Inundated with Flood Water]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of La Feria, Texas, flooded with rainwater. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front of several buildings. The wagon is filled with men and small children. The flood waters reach half the height of the wagon wheels.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Carpe Cubaba's Show Truck in Flood Water]

[Carpe Cubaba's Show Truck in Flood Water]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's show truck in La Feria, Texas. The camp had been flooded, and five members of the circus stand around the truck, trying to move it out of the knee-high water. The men wear loose-fitting sleeveless shirts and shorts. A horse is also attached to the truck in an attempt to free the truck from the flood waters. A hand-written inscription in white reads "CUBAN SHOW. TRUCK NO. 2, LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/29."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Abreu Troupe practicing a stunt for their circus act. A man and woman on the left side of the postcard extend their arms as they throw a third man into the arms of another performer. The man being thrown is in mid-air between the couple and the performer to the right, prepared to catch him.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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