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Circus Parade Unrolling Canvas

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Circus workers are unrolling yards of canvas from the train, pictured left. The railroad station is crowded with onlookers watching the circus unload.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brother's Camels and Horses

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. This section of the parade features camels and horses walking in rows in front of a barn-like structure.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Circus Camels

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. This section of the parade features a highly decorated wagon pulled by a large team of camels. Onlookers crowd the streets and second floor balconies of the downtown buildings to view the parade.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Circus Parade

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. This section of the parade features a highly decorated wagon pulled by a large teams of horses. Onlookers crowd the streets and second floor balconies of the downtown buildings to view the parade.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Circus Zebras

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus wagon pulled by a team of four zebras. The wagon is part of a parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Onlookers crowd the street and second floor balconies as they watch the parade pass through the town.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Downtown Parade

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. This section of the parade features highly decorated wagons pulled by large teams of horses. Onlookers crowd the streets and second floor balconies of the downtown buildings to view the parade.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers in Asheville, North Carolina

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Many people line the left side of the street as a wagon train pulled by white horses with decorated harnesses. Several train cars are visible to the left of the photograph. The crowd consists of mostly men.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. A wagon pulled by six horses is followed by several other wagons and vehicles along a wide river. Onlookers watch as circus members perform for the crowd.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Crowds of onlookers line the streets as circus performers in wagons pulled by large teams of horses walk through town.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Crowds of onlookers line the streets as circus performers on white horses stride through town.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade Along River

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. A wagon pulled by six horses is followed by several other wagons and vehicles along the edge of a wide river. Onlookers watch as circus members perform for the crowd.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade Camels

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. This section of the parade features camels walking in rows of four led by a circus member. Crowds of onlookers surround the parade.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade Elephants

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Crowds of onlookers line the streets as circus performers in wagons pulled by large teams of horses walk through town. Between the wagons, a row of elephants faces the crowd.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade In Asheville

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade consisting of circus performers riding on horses in groups of two in Asheville, North Carolina. The performers are dressed in costumes. The streets are crowded with onlookers as the parade passes through downtown.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade In Town

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. This section of the parade features a highly decorated wagon pulled by a large teams of horses. Onlookers crowd the streets and second floor balconies of the downtown buildings to view the parade.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Rail Cars

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus train in Asheville, North Carolina. Crowds of onlookers line the street as circus workers unload rail cars.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Wagon

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. A wagon pulled by six horses is followed by various vehicles along a wide river. Onlookers watch as circus members perform for the crowd.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Aboard the Louoma]

Description: Postcard photograph of a man and woman standing on the deck of a ship. The woman stands in front of the man, holding onto the guard rail with her left arm. She wears a long dress with a large white collar and a tasseled belt. The man leans the guard rail, wearing a suit with a bow tie and hat. A large body of water is visible behind the couple. "Abordo del Louoma" is hand-written on the image. A letter addressed to J. B. Aguilera is written in Spanish on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Acrobat Sabino Gomez

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Acrobats

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Family Christmas ]

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family in Costume

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum