MO Summer Fun - Circus Comes to Town

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Where: Missouri, Cole, United States

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When: 07 August 1933

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Collection Name: MS402 Jefferson City Circus Photograph Collection

Photographer/Studio: Unknown

Description: A woman poses next to an elephant that is wearing layers of blankets and an elaborate chair called a howdah on its back. They are part of the Al G. Barnes Circus that set up on Louis M. Beck's dairy farm outside Jefferson City.

Coverage: United States – Missouri – Cole County

Date: 08/07/1933

Rights: Permission granted

Credit: Courtesy of Missouri State Archives

Image Number: MS402_Box167_Folder052.tif

Institution: Missouri State Archives


Owner: MissouriStateArchives
Source: Flickr Commons
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