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James Grover Tarver on Stage with Barnum and Bailey Circus

Description: Photograph of James Grover Tarver, billed as the world's tallest man, on stage at the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Tarver is wearing a dark-colored shirt, slacks, and hat and is standing in the middle of the stage with his arms outstretched. A man wearing a light-colored suit is standing on a wooden chair with his arms outstretched to measure the difference and is looking over his shoulder at the camera. Other men in suits are standing on either side of the men and on the ground next to the stage. A large sign behind the stage says, "Carl Hagenbeck and Great Wallace combined museum vaudeville and minstrel, world's most comp[rehens]ive gathering of stran[ge peo]ple, novel [...pe]rformances."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Headquarters Sign in Irving

Description: Photograph of a sign on a brick building in Irving, Texas with the text: "Texas Wagon Train, 'Circle Texas for the Past and Future.'" There is an image of a covered wagon on the left and the logo for the Texas Sesquicentennial on the right.
Date: July 2, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Headquarters Sign in Irving

Description: Photograph of a large sign with the text "Texas Wagon Train Headquarters" hanging in front of a brick building in Irving, Texas. There are logos on either side of the name; a "Texas Sesquicentennial" logo on the left, and an image of a covered wagon on the right.
Date: July 2, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph