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Adolph Family On Christmas Morning

Description: Photograph of the Adolph children, Victoria Abreu's grandchildren, on Christmas morning. Both of the boys are sitting on the hearth facing away from the camera, leaning into the fireplace and wearing one piece pajamas with built-in feet. Two stockings hang above the fireplace and have the two children's names, Billy and Alan, written across them. A chalkboard with the words "Merry Christmas the Adolphs" lies on the back of a chair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Adolph's Christmas Card

Description: Photograph of baby Adolph wearing a shirt-sleeved sweater. The portrait is taken from the waist up. The smiling baby facing left. The photograph is encased in a Christmas card with a green cover and back. The cover reads "Merry Christmas" in silver lettering, and features a small drawing of a pine tree.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Bilito in Graduation Dress

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Carpe Cubana Dancers]

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Carpe Cubana Tent]

Description: Photograph of a Carpe Cubana circus tent. The large tent is set up in a wooded area. Several people are visible sitting inside the tent.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Carpe Cubana Wire Walker]

Description: Photograph of a Carpe Cubana wire walker. The man is balancing with his arms stretched outward with a look of intense concentration on his face. He is wearing a white shirt and pants, with a dark-colored tie around his neck and matching cummerbund.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Child Wearing Cowboy Hat

Description: Photograph of a small boy viewing several photographs in front of a house. He is standing behind a wrought iron gate wearing a cowboy hat, short-sleeved shirt and shorts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Circus Performers in Front of Tent

Description: Photograph of several circus performers standing in front of the big top. Seven men of varying ages stand in a row behind three seated women. The performers are dressed in plain clothes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Circus Tent Photographs

Description: Six photographs printed film strip style on one sheet. Each photograph features different men and women in various poses in front of a circus tent.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Civil War Military Band

Description: Photograph of a civil war band. The band consists of three rows of men in matching uniforms and carrying various instruments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Clowns in Carpe Cubana Circus]

Description: Photograph of clowns from the Carpe Cubana Circus. The six women are dressed in matching yellow dresses with large red polka dots. From left to right, the clowns are Berta Posada, Amelia Abreu, unknown, Angela Aguirre Cardenas, unknown, and Arora Dominguez.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Clowns of the Carpe Cubana Circus]

Description: Photograph of two clowns at the Carpe Cubana Circus. The clown on the left is dressed in over-sized clothing and a striped bow tie. He has a fake mustache on his upper lip, and his face is painted. His eyes are closed as he points toward the clown on the left, who is wearing the same costume.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Codona Wheel Balancing

Description: Photograph of Codona Co. Auto and Truck Wheel Balancing in Walteria, California. The building is a one-story stucco with two large bays for vehicles on the left side and several twelve -pane rectangular windows on the front. Large lettering wraps around both visible sides of the building. A man stands outside of the business wearing a suit and tie. A hand-written inscription on the back in Spanish reads "This is Lalo and his friends' business. Walteria, Ca."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Couple in Front of Tent

Description: Photograph of a man and woman sitting together in front of a tent. The woman sits to the left of the man on a cloth-covered square object. She holds the man's hand with her right hand and supports his head with her left hand. The man is leaning in to the woman, carrying his hat and a piece of paper in both hands.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Cuban Show]

Description: Photograph of the Carpe Cubana circus headquarters. Several people stand in front of the metal buildings. Debris and piles of raw materials are strewn across the front of the buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Friends of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and two of his friends. Both men wear matching white collared shirts with dark belts and pleated pants. They stand with their arms crossed behind their back, with their heels together, looking towards the woman on the stool. The woman wears a dress patterned with large butterflies and a necklace around her neck with two bracelets.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Man on Rock With Hat

Description: Photograph of a man standing on a mountain. He is wearing a collared shirt, tie, slacks, and suspenders, while raising his hat off of his head in salute with his right hand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portait of Sabino and Friends

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and several of his friends and circus performers. Sabino is pictured in the first row on the far left. Several other men stand around Sabino wearing suits and hats. One woman stands in the center of the group, wearing a fur hat and coat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph