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[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0663]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Surrounding the "fabulous showman," P. T. Barnum, and his beautiful discovery, Jenny Lind, are (from top left): Buffalo Bill; Gen, Tom Thumb; the gorilla Gargantua; Annie Oakley; the Tattooed Lady and the Royal Burmese Giraffe-Neck Woman, Figures from the past of the 110-year-old Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus."
Date: 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0665]

Description: Caption: "Some of the children that will get to go to the circus for the first time year clown around with Buttons , a Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus clown." A little girl pokes the nose of a clown while he sits next to another child and two other children stand near them.
Date: June 21, 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0666]

Description: Caption: "Circuses are heady stuff for anyone, including pacyderms, and this elephant is always ready to stand on its noggin at the drop of a few words from Gunther Gebel-Williams, young animal master whose act is among stellar attractions at this week's Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey performances." Elephant does a hand stand while its trainer leans on one of its legs.
Date: June 24, 1971
Creator: Aker, Joe
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.B0134.0668]

Description: Caption: "This elephant, with his train compartment, will soon be joining the flotilla of elephants, camels, llamas and horse performing today though Sunday in the Ringling Bors. and Barnum& Bailey Circus." Man leans out of train car and an elephant's trunk pokes out of a train car in front of him.
Date: June 23, 1982
Creator: Lynn, Renee
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0669]

Description: Caption: "Thrilling the crowd at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, the Great Balkanski Balances on his trapeze." Trapeze artists does a head stand on his trapeze flying through the air.
Date: June 20, 1974
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0670]

Description: Caption: "Sue Lenz poses two of the chimp children in the hats she sewed for them just before the opening performance of the Ringling brother and Barnum & Bailey Circus this week in the Myriad." Woman touches the face of one of the two chimpanzees wearing hats.
Date: June 19, 1973
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0671]

Description: Caption: "Downtown Oklahoma City Hosted an old-fashioned circus parade this morning as the Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus moved into the city." Long line of elephants with three people riding on some walk down the street with a police escort and trainers walking nearby.
Date: June 19, 1973
Creator: Carter, Pat J.
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.B0134.0673]

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

[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.B0134.0676]

Description: Caption: "Gunther Gebel-Willamas leads his elephant entourage to Myriad Convention Center or Ringling Brother Barnum and Bailey Circus." Four men lead and watch over elephants walking in line down the street.
Date: June 23, 1977
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0134.0653]

Description: Caption: "He is not a man in love with danger and the nine and one-half minutes spent maneuvering 12 tigers around the wild animal cage go by quicker for the audience than for him." Man receives hug from tiger.
Date: June 23, 1972
Creator: Traverse, Cliff
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.B0134.0657]

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