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Subseries 1.1
City chronologies, circa 1850-1975
Boxes 1 - 8

Scope and Content Note

Chronologies, transcriptions, notes, and printouts from microfilm of articles about various kinds of entertainments. These materials document which entertainments played in particular cities. Brisendine culled this information primarily from city newspapers. For each city, there is a list of which entertainments played in that city. Supplementing these lists are copies and transcriptions of articles about those entertainments from the cities' newspapers. The main focus is on Georgia, but the records also include major cities in other states that were visited by the circuses that he researched. Cities in other countries are filed after the cities in the United States.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order by state, then by city.

Alabama
Box Folder Content
1 1 Greensborough
1 2 Hayneville
1 3 Huntsville
1 4 Jacksonville
1 5 Mobile
1 6 Montgomery
1 7 Phoenix City
1 8 Selma
1 9 Tuscaloosa
1 10 Tuscumbia
Arkansas
1 11 Little Rock
California
1 12 San Francisco
District of Columbia
1 13 Washington
Florida
1 14 Bartow
1 15 Jacksonville
1 16 Lake City
1 17 Pensacola
1 18 Tampa
Georgia
1 19 Abbeville
1 20 Adairsville
1 21 Adel
1 22 Alamo
1 23 Albany
1 24 Alma
1 25 Americus
1 26 Appling
1 27 Arlington
1 28 Ashburn
1 29 Athens
2 1 Atlanta (1)
2 2 Atlanta (2)
2 3 Atlanta (3)
2 4 Atlanta (4)
2 5 Atlanta (5)
2 6 Atlanta (6)
3 1 Augusta
3 2 Bainbridge
3 3 Barnesville
3 4 Baxley
3 5 Blackshear
3 6 Blairsville
3 7 Blakely
3 8 Blue Ridge
3 9 Bowdon
3 10 Brunswick
3 11 Buchanan
3 12 Buena Vista
3 13 Buford
3 14 Butler
3 15 Cairo
3 16 Calhoun
3 17 Camilla
3 18 Canton
3 19 Carnesville
3 20 Carrollton
3 21 Cartersville
3 22 Cassville
3 23 Cedartown
3 24 Chatsworth
3 25 Chipley
3 26 Clarkesville
3 27 Claxton
3 28 Clayton
3 29 Cleveland
3 30 Cochran
3 31 Colquitt
3 32 Columbus (1)
3 33 Columbus (2)
3 34 Columbus (3)
4 1 Columbus (4)
4 2 Columbus (5)
4 3 Commerce
4 4 Conyers
4 5 Cordele
4 6 Covington
4 7 Crawfordsville
4 8 Cumming
4 9 Cuthbert
4 10 Cusetta
4 11 Dahlonega
4 12 Dallas
4 13 Dalton
4 14 Danielsville
4 15 Darien
4 16 Dawkinsville
4 17 Dawson
4 18 Dawsonville
4 19 Decatur
4 20 Donaldsonville
4 21 Douglas
4 22 Douglasville
4 23 Dublin
4 24 Eastman
4 25 Eatonton
4 26 Edison
4 27 Elberton
4 28 Ellaville
4 29 Ellijay
4 30 Fairburn
4 31 Fayetteville
4 32 Fitzgerald
4 33 Folkston
4 34 Forsyth
4 35 Fort Gaines
4 36 Fort Valley
4 37 Franklin
4 38 Gainesville
4 39 Georgetown
4 40 Gibson
4 41 Gray
4 42 Glenwood
4 43 Greensboro
4 44 Greenville
5 1 Griffin
5 2 Hahira
5 3 Hamilton
5 4 Harlem
5 5 Hartwell
5 6 Hawkinsville
5 7 Hazlehurst
5 8 Helena
5 9 Hiawassee
5 10 Hinesville
5 11 Hogansville
5 12 Homerville
5 13 Irwinton
5 14 Irwinville
5 15 Jackson
5 16 Jasper
5 17 Jefferson
5 18 Jeffersonville
5 19 Jesup
5 20 Jonesboro
5 21 Kingsland
5 22 Knoxville
5 23 LaFayette
5 24 LaGrange
5 25 Lakeland
5 26 Lavonia
5 27 Lawrenceville
5 28 Leesburg
5 29 Lexington
5 30 Lincolnton
5 31 Louisville
5 32 Ludowici
5 33 Lumpkin
5 34 Lyons
5 35 Macon
5 36 Madison
5 37 Manchester
5 38 Marietta
5 39 Marshallville
5 40 McDonough
5 41 McRae
5 42 Melter
5 43 Milledgeville
5 44 Millen
5 45 Monroe
5 46 Montezuma
5 47 Monticello
5 48 Morgan
5 49 Moultrie
5 50 Mount Vernon
5 51 Nahunta
5 52 Nashville
5 53 Newnan
5 54 Newton
5 55 Ocilla
5 56 Oglethorpe
5 57 Pearson
5 58 Pelham
5 59 Pembroke
5 60 Perry
5 61 Preston
5 62 Quitman
6 1 Reidsville
6 2 Reynolds
6 3 Richland
6 4 Ringgold
6 5 Roberta
6 6 Rochelle
6 7 Rockmart
6 8 Rome
6 9 Rossville
6 10 Roswell
6 11 Royston
6 12 Sandersville
6 13 Savannah
6 14 Screven
6 15 Senoia
6 16 Shellman
6 17 Smithville
6 18 Social Circle
6 19 Sopertan
6 20 Sparks
6 21 Sparta
6 22 Springfield
6 23 Statenville
6 24 Statesboro
6 25 Stillmore
6 26 Summerville
6 27 Sumner
6 28 Swainsboro
6 29 Sycamore
6 30 Sylvania
6 31 Sylvester
6 32 Talbotton
6 33 Tallapoosa
6 34 Thomaston
6 35 Thomasville
6 36 Thomson
6 37 Tifton
6 38 Toccoa
6 39 Trenton
6 40 Unadilla
6 41 Union Point
6 42 Valdosta
6 43 Vidalia
6 44 Vienna
6 45 Villa Rica
6 46 Wadley
6 47 Warm Springs
6 48 Warner Robins
6 49 Warrenton
6 50 Washington
6 51 Watkinsville
6 52 Waycross
6 53 Waynesboro
6 54 West Point
6 55 Willacoochee
6 56 Winder
6 57 Woodbine
6 58 Woodbury
6 59 Wrens
6 60 Wrightsville
6 61 Young Harris
6 62 Zebulon
6 63 Various / Misc. - [notes on performances in Georgia cities for which there is no newspaper identified]
Illinois
7 1 Chicago
Indiana
7 2 Indianapolis
Kentucky
7 3 Berea
7 4 Lexington
7 5 Louisville
7 6 Richmond
7 7 Somerset
Louisiana
7 8 Baton Rouge
7 9 New Orleans
Maine
7 10 Bangor
7 11 Bath
7 12 Portland
Maryland
7 13 Baltimore
7 14 Hagerstown
Massachusetts
7 15 Boston
Michigan
7 16 Detroit
7 17 Jackson
Mississippi
7 18 Biloxi
7 19 Columbia
7 20 Grenada
7 21 Jackson
7 22 Laurel
7 23 Macon
7 24 Natchez
7 25 Summit
7 26 Vicksburg
7 27 Yazoo City
Missouri
7 28 St. Louis
Nevada
7 29 Battle Mountain
7 30 Winnemucca
New Jersey
7 31 Newark
New Mexico
7 32 Carrizozo
New York
7 33 Albany
7 34 Brooklyn
7 35 New York City
North Carolina
7 36 Raleigh
7 37 Salem
7 38 Wilmington
Ohio
8 1 Bellefontaine
8 2 Caldwell
8 3 Cincinnati
8 4 Cleveland
8 5 Findlay
8 6 Gallipolis
8 7 Ironton
8 8 Lebanon
8 9 Lima
8 10 Mansfield
8 11 Millersburg
8 12 Portsmouth
8 13 Toledo
8 14 Xenia
Oregon
8 15 Portland
Pennsylvania
8 16 Chambersburg
8 17 Clearfield
8 18 DuBois
8 19 Easton
8 20 Gettysburg
8 21 Harrisburg
8 22 Indiana
8 23 Johnstown
8 24 Mechanicsburg
8 25 Philadelphia
8 26 Pittsburgh
8 27 Shippensburg
8 28 Smithport
8 29 Warren
Rhode Island
8 30 Providence
South Carolina
8 31 Abbeville
8 32 Charleston
8 33 Edgefield
8 34 Greenville
8 35 Greenwood
8 36 Spartanburg
Tennessee
8 37 Bristol
8 38 Chattanooga
8 39 Clarksville
8 40 Cleveland
8 41 Fayetteville
8 42 Johnson City
8 43 Memphis
8 44 Milan
Texas
8 45 Galveston
Virginia
8 46 Lynchburg
8 47 Richmond
Washington
8 48 Olympia
8 49 Vancouver
West Virginia
8 50 Huntington
8 51 Parkersburg
Wisconsin
8 52 Delavan
8 53 Milwaukee
France
8 54 Paris
Nova Scotia
8 55 Halifax
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