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[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0363]

Description: Caption: "Rides were varied --- some on elephants, third picture, as circus worker Bill Whitlock offers a boost, and some on a tired dad's shoulders." Man secures three little children on the top of an elephant.
Date: July 27, 1968
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0369]

Description: Caption: "The Hamid-Morton Circus, billed as the world's largest indoor circus, will come to the Municipal Auditorium March 17 for a three-day, six -performance stand, sponsored by the Oklahoma City Trades and Labor council." A lion tamer faces a lion in a large cage.
Date: February 20, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0361]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This must be the fulfillment of an elephant's dream - a pretty ballet girl scampering atop one's trunk, spangles on the forehead and, of all things, a fluffy ballet skirt to conceal the rough and tawny midriff."
Date: April 23, 1942
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0357]

Description: Caption: "could start two hours late on the hottest day of the year and still leave the young bedazzled and old entertained. Balloons and people were a plenty Saturday, far left, but it took helpers like Allen Wernick, Oklahoma City, second picture." Young man holds two long planks inside the big top tent.
Date: July 27, 1968
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0360]

Description: Caption: "Alfred Court, noted European while animal trainer and mixed wild animal group, first time in America, featured with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus." Man stands in front of polar pears, lions and cheetah.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0338]

Description: Caption: "It might be a luncheon group listening to that pip about the traveling salesman from Boston. but it happens to be committee heads getting together Wednesday to promote the greater Olympia Circus May 25 to 31 in the Lincoln park amphitheater for the benefit of the Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times Milk and Ice fund." A group of people sit at a round dinner table.
Date: May 6, 1936
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0226.0337]

Description: Caption: "Heading the group of outstanding performers who will participate in the Greater Olympia circus at the Lincoln park amphitheater May 25 to 30, the Relims troupe was unpacking equipment there Tuesday for a bit of practice." Three men in lederhosen sit near a bicycle and dog.
Date: May 11, 1936
Creator: Hart, Alphia O.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0549]

Description: Caption: "More than two dozen prancing pachyderms will be on parade Friday when the Carson & Barnes Circus appears "under the big top" in Oklahoma City." A man watches as an elephant with a woman sitting on top of it stands on its hind legs in front of a group of other elephants.
Date: 1983
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society