Series 4
Photographs and negatives, 1872-1999
Box 48-49

Scope and Content Note

This series consists primarily of photographs of circuses and circus advertising taken by Brisendine and others.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Arthur Bros. Circus
Box Folder Content
48 13 Postcard of a horse-drawn wagon (n.d.)
P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum, Circus, and Menagerie
48 14 Negative and 8x10 BW reproduction of full page ad from the Atlanta Constitution, 1872
Big Apple Circus
48 15 8½x11 color printout of a three-man balancing act, 1998
48 15 8½x11 color printout of an unidentified man tumbling over elephants, 1998
48 15 8½x11 color printout of an unidentified man jumping on a trampoline, 1998
48 15 8½x11 color printout of an unidentified man walking a tightrope, 1998
Campbell Bros. Circus
48 16 3 BW photographs sent by Charlie Campbell, n.d.
48 16 23 BW snapshot copies of photographs of the circus train wreck at Babcock, WI, 16 August 1910
Carson & Barnes Circus
48 17 74 color snapshots of the circus at various locations, including workers and set up, n.d.
48 17 8x10 color photograph of Ted Bowman, Charlie Campbell, Dory Miller (owner of circus), Bob Brisendine, and Richard Reynolds at the circus in Snellville, GA, 16 October 1981
Cirque du Soleil
49 1 4x6 color snapshot of a billboard ad in Atlanta, GA, 29 November 1991
49 1 4x6 color snapshot of the circus in Atlanta, GA, 1993
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus
49 2 4 color snapshots and negatives of the circus in Griffin, GA, 19 September 1996. Taken by Alice Powell Williams
49 2 17 BW snapshots and negatives of the circus setting up in Phenix City, AL, 28 September 1975
49 2 8x10 BW photograph of posted ads for the circus, Atlanta, GA, 1962
49 2 8x10 BW photograph of the circus at Southeast Fairgrounds, 1 September 1961
Coca Cola Parade
49 3 25 color snapshots of the 100th Anniversary Coca Cola Parade in Atlanta, GA, 10 May 1986
Cole Bros. Circus
49 4 4x6 BW photograph of a horse-drawn wagon on parade, n.d.
49 4 8x10 BW photograph of Advertising Car No. 1, Dept. of Publicity, in terminal station, Atlanta, GA, August 1941
Cristiani-Wallace Bros. Circus
49 5 8x10 BW photograph of the circus in East Point, GA, 16 April 1962
49 5 8x10 BW photographs of posted ads for the circus in Thomaston, GA, 1963
Detroit Shrine Circus
49 6 2 4x6 color snapshots of an elephant performance, 1999
49 6 1 8½x11 color printout of a Wallenda 7-person pyramid, 1988
Florida State University Circus
49 7 8x10 BW photograph of trapeze artists Steve and Susie Frasier, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA, 25 August 1962
49 7 8x10 BW photograph of trapeze artist Adrian Cartozi, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA, 25 August 1962
49 7 8x10 BW photograph of the outside of the bigtop, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA, 25 August 1962
Hoxie Bros. Circus
49 8 7 BW snapshots and negatives of advertisements for the circus, 1965
49 8 12 BW snapshots and negatives of the circus setting up, n.d.
49 8 12 BW snapshots and negatives of the circus in Winder, GA, 7 May 1965
49 8 11 BW snapshots and negatives of the circus in Talbotton, GA, 17 April 1965
Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros. Circus
49 9 8x10 BW photograph of a posted ad for the circus near a train trestle for the Tallulah Falls Railroad near Clayton, GA, 1961
King Bros. Circus
49 10 3 color snapshots and negatives of the circus in Lexington, KY, July 1965
49 10 12 BW snapshots and negatives of the circus in Sandy Springs, GA, 10 Apr 1965
49 10 8 BW snapshots and negatives of the circus in Rome, GA, 19 April 1967
49 10 8x10 BW photograph of the circus in Sandy Springs, GA, 21 April 1962
Col. Tim McCoy's Real Wild West
49 11 BW photo of a billboard ad, n.d.
49 11 8x10 BW photograph of Col. Tim McCoy of Hoxie-Bardex Circus in Ellijay, GA, 5 May 1962
Pawnee Bills' Wild West Show
49 12 Postcard of a horse-drawn carriage, n.d.
Richards Bros. Shows
49 13 15 negatives of the following photographs and several others.
49 13 5x7 BW photograph of a boy standing in front of an automobile with Pawnee Bill painted on the door, n.d.
49 13 5x7 BW photograph of a horse, n.d.
49 13 5x7 BW photograph of an unidentified woman and a dog standing in front of a horse-drawn wagon, n.d.
49 13 5x7 photograph of an unidentified group of persons standing in front of the main entrance to the bigtop, with the ticket office car in foreground, n.d.
49 13 5x7 and 8x10 BW photographs of advance car no. 2, n.d.
49 13 5x7 and 8x10 BW photographs of the outside of the bigtop, n.d.
49 13 5x7 and 8x10 BW photographs of an unidentified man and horse standing in front of a horse-drawn wagon, n.d.
49 13 5x7 and 8x10 photographs of a horse-drawn wagon, n.d.
49 13 8x10 BW photograph of a convoy of horse drawn wagons near Paragould, AR, 1924
Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows
49 14 3 color snapshots of route cards, n.d.
49 14 Negative of full page ad from the Atlanta Journal, October 31, 1896
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
49 15 3 color snapshots of the circus and its trains, 1994
49 15 7 BW snapshots and negatives of trucks pulling into the Omni, Atlanta, GA, n.d.
49 15 Postcard of a woman riding an elephant (n.d.).
49 15 Postcard of an elephant and a clown (n.d.).
49 15 Reproduction of "Jim and ‘Old Billy'" (two men and a horse pulling a wagon), 1938, tipped into a Christmas card from the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI
49 15 8x10 BW photograph of a train, Montgomery, AL, 10 February 1962
49 15 8x10 BW photograph of posted ads for circus on the Stafford Hotel in Atlanta, GA, 1941
49 15 8x10 BW photograph of posted ads in Atlanta, GA, Nov 1940
49 15 Box of 12 mounted 2x2 color transparencies (mostly of the train cars)
Robbins Bros. Circus
49 16 3x5 BW photograph of a horse-drawn wagon (1938)
John Robinson Circus
49 17 5x7 reproduction (n.d.) of BW photograph of the Mirror Tableau Wagon, parade view, 1900
49 17 5x7 reproduction (1931) of BW photograph of parade view, 1900
49 17 5x7 reproduction (1931)of BW photograph of circus parade, 1900
49 17 5x7 reproduction (1931) of BW photograph of bandwagon with 14-camel team, 1900
49 17 8x10 BW photograph of a billboard ad, Raleigh, NC, 14 September 1928
Rossi Bros. World Champion Wild West and Circus Combined
49 18 8x10 BW photograph of circus in Alabama, 1962
Sells & Gray Circus
49 19 BW snapshot of advance car no. 2, 1900
49 19 8 BW snapshots and negatives of the circus in Dalton, GA, 20 April 1967
49 19 8x10 BW photograph of manager and co-owner Bill English in Gainesville, GA, 1962
Other
49 20 2 BW snapshots of Bob Brisendine as a child in Orlando, Fl, ca. 1925
49 20 Color snapshot of Bob Brisendine getting his hair cut by Opal at Josephine Phillips' house, Naples, FL, August 1975
49 20 2 color snapshots of Bob Brisendine, taken 6 February 1990
49 20 5 color snapshots of Bob Brisendine, Paul Brown, B. B. Beamon, Ned Lunkens, and [?] Phillips, 18 July, 1990
49 20 BW snapshot of Mrs. Frank (Eleanor) Bennice, n.d.
49 20 BW photograph of Jack Fox
49 20 3x5 BW photograph and negative of an unidentified horse-drawn wagon on parade, n.d
49 20 3x5 BW photograph of an unidentified man, n.d.
49 20 BW photograph of unidentified circus tent, n.d.
49 20 Postcard of the "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" circus wagon, n.d., with a note on the back: "This is my old circus wagon as it looks in the Circus Museum. Roland Wilde."
49 20 Postcard of the Great Britain bandwagon built in 1903 for Ringling Bros., n.d.
49 20 Postcard of the France bandwagon built in 1918, n.d.
49 20 Postcard of the Victor Six-Pony Hitch, n.d.
49 20 Postcard of an unidentified troupe performing a balancing act, n.d.
49 20 2 postcards of Todd's Farm I Suches, GA, n.d.
49 20 Postcard of Little's Holstein Herd, Kewanee, IL, n.d.
49 20 Postcard of an old colonial carriage, nearly a century old, now owned by Little Bros.
49 20 Postcard of an unidentified woman sitting on a horse
49 20 Postcard of Frank Nickolls on a gang plow with six horses. Photo taken 6 May 1910 by Charles Little on Little Dairy Farms
49 20 Postcard of a train en route from Baraboo, WI to Milwaukee, WI, 1965
49 20 Color photograph of a Roland traincar, n.d.
49 20 5x7 BW photograph of an unidentified bandwagon, n.d.
49 20 5x7 BW photograph of the brass band of The Great Henry's Show in a horse-drawn wagon, n.d.
49 20 5x7 BW photograph of an unidentified man standing in front of a barn, n.d.
49 20 5x7 BW photograph of Little's Dairy horse-drawn wagon, n.d.
49 20 8x10 BW photograph of Valdosta Chief of Police Calvin Dampier sitting atop Gypsy, a rampaging elephant he had killed with the help of a posse in 1902. Georgia Department of Archives and History photo VG#LOW-49. Undated
49 20 8x10 BW photograph of a bandwagon that once belonged to Col. Gile's (Pullman) World's Fair Shows. Auctioned in Monroe 6 Jan 1886. Wagon bought by Monroe businessman Calvin G. Nowell. Monroe historian says the wagon was used locally to provide transportation for the brass band shown in the wagon. Photo taken in Monroe, GA, in 1886
49 20 8x10 BW photograph of June Lockhart, signed by her, 1988
49 20 8x10 BW photograph of Esma Wilson (Mrs. Arnold Maley), n.d.
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