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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.

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.

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.

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.

Ringling Brothers in Asheville, North Carolina

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers 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. The assembled crowd is witnessing the unloading of the circus train in a rail yard or at a crossing. The wagons were pulled by horse teams to the show lot, where the parade was then assembled for routing through the city center.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.

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.

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.

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.

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.

[Ringmaster of Carpe Cuban Circus]

Description: Photograph of Don Edwards Sanchez, the ringmaster of Carpe Cubana Circus. Don stands on the guard rail of a truck wearing a suit. Several members of the circus stand around the truck. Several members of a band sit in the bed of the truck, holding instruments and facing the photographer. A large tent is visible just behind the truck.
Date: unknown

[La Runa, the Contortionist]

Description: Photograph of Fidel Aguirre, a Carpe Cubana contortionist. Fidel balances on a small stand. His right leg is wrapped behind his neck, and the other leg is drawn to his chest, He wears a dark-colored one piece uniform, socks and gloves. To the right of the stool sits the head of his costume, shaped like a frog.
Date: unknown