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  Partner: Witte Museum
 Collection: The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
Barnum and Bailey Clowns

Barnum and Bailey Clowns

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two clowns at a performance of the Barnum and Bailey Circus. The clown in the front of the photograph holds his hat in his hands and bows to the photographer. The clown behind him holds a chicken in his hands as the crowd of spectators looks on.
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Barnum and Bailey French Postcard

Barnum and Bailey French Postcard

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard containing one large photograph of the Barnum and Bailey circus tents and five small photographs underneath it. Several captions are written in French on the front of the postcard. The postcard is addressed to Alfredo Gomez in Monterrey, Mexico.
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Basilica Maya

Basilica Maya

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting Basilica Maya, a church in Peru. The church is large and many storied, featuring classic Castillon architecture. Many buildings surround the church, featuring similar architecture. On the back of the postcard, a letter is written to Federica Abreu from Anita and Lalo.
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The Bell Sisters

The Bell Sisters

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Hermanas Bell (Bell Sisters), a sing-and-dance act that was a part of the Barnum and Bailey circus. The women are dressed in matching costumes consisting of shirts with tiered layers underneath floral vests. The shirts are tucked into floor length floral skirts and high-heeled shoes. Flowers are woven into their curled hair.
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Bilito in Graduation Dress

Bilito in Graduation Dress

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Bilito and Victoria posing with an unidentified woman the day of Bilito's graduation. Bilito is dressed in a commencement cap and gown, and has his arms linked with Victoria, who stands to his left.
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Boy Scout in Uniform

Boy Scout in Uniform

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Boy Scout in full uniform. He rests on a stool against a floral patterned wall, wearing a single breasted jacket with several medals pinned to it, cap, pants, and lace-up boots. One foot rests on a piled rug while the other hangs in mid-air. A letter is inscribed in Spanish on the opposite side.
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Bridge at Puente de Mercedes

Bridge at Puente de Mercedes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mercedes Bridge. The bridge runs across a large body of water surrounded by foliage. The unadorned bridge is supported by square beams that extend into the river.
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Building a Fence

Building a Fence

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman building a fence of chicken wire around several posts in a back yard. The woman wears a jacket over a long dress and bonnet, in front of a two-story home surrounded by thin vegetation and sand. A hand-written note in Spanish on the back of the photograph reads "Mama is fixing a place for Chino, Bilito's Dog."
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[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."
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[Carpe Cubana Dancers]

[Carpe Cubana Dancers]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two Carpe Cubana dancers. Both dancers are dressed in traditional Spanish attire. The woman stands in front of the man with her head against his shoulder. A large tent is visible behind them.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum