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[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0630]

Description: Caption: "High in the air, the Wallendas perform in Municipal Auditorium." Two men ride bicycles and holding long poles on a tightrope and another man sits on a chair holding a long pole on a tightrope above the others.
Date: March 22, 1962
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0643]

Description: Caption: "Opal, here shown balancing her entire weight on one front foot at the bidding of Peggy MacDonald, is star of the Besalou Baby Elephants, to be seen with the eleventh annual India Shrine-Polack Bros. Circus at the Municipal Auditorium, Tuesday through Friday, Nov 9-12."
Date: 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0657]

Description: Caption: "Clown Barbara Hunter, an Oklahoma City native who is a member of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus , finds hay bales make a good spot to chat with the Rev." Clown sits on a bale of hay talking to a reverend.
Date: June 24, 1976
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0667]

Description: Caption: "When Yvonne Wolvington, cook on the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus car, saves up enough old bread she treats the crew with her specialty-bread pudding." Woman puts bread into a large pan while in a kitchen.
Date: June 23, 1976
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0654]

Description: Caption: "A shirtless elephant trainer seems somewhat dissatisfied with the attitude of his behemoth charges this week as he lines them up for inspection outside the Myriad Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City." Shirtless man stands in front of a group of elephants.
Date: June 23, 1982
Creator: Lynn, Renee
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0675]

Description: Caption: "A cooling shower refreshed the elephant from a barrowed fire hose this afternoon, as the packyfema and other animals were unloaded at the old Union Depot after a four-day train from Philadelphia" Man hosing down three elephants.
Date: June 23, 1977
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0637]

Description: Caption: "BREAKFAST FOR MOE, one of the chimps to be seen in the Shrine Circus, was served Tuesday by Helen Haag who with her husband Buster provide one of the Show's more hilarious moments." Woman holds pot in a kitchen while a chimpanzee eats the contents of pot with a spoon.
Date: March 19, 1963
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0672]

Description: Caption: "ROARS AND GROANS merge Monday as workers unload animals at the Myriad in preparation for ll performances beginning Wednesday night to run Through Monday" Two men arrange five cages with tigers in them.
Date: June 18, 1973
Creator: Traverse, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0648]

Description: Caption: "A BROKEN SPRINGBOARD delayed practice of an acrobatic act Wednesday, but the show will go on as scheduled Wednesday night at the opening of Shrine circus in the Municipal Auditorium." Two acrobats take a break and smoke cigarettes.
Date: March 20, 1963
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0673]

Description: Caption: "Trunk holding tail, a pack of Ringling bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus elephants parade past onlookers Thursday on a Norman street as the circus comes to town." Four children watch a line of elephants walk down the road and a teenage boy riding a bicycle on the other side of the elephants.
Date: June 21, 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society