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Circus workers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: NFCA use for non-performing circus workers eg grooms, tentmen etc

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Circus Building, c1900 - 1920

Reference code: 178C83.317
Scope and Contents

Group of people inside Circus Nikitin Nizhniy-Novgorod circus ring in a circus building.

Dates: c1900 - 1920

Circus Friends Association Collection

Reference code: NFA0122
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a large library of books and journals, as well as archival material including posters, programmes, photographs, films, handbills, research material, scrapbooks, original artwork and many other items of ephemera relating to British, Irish and European circuses

Dates: 1795 - 2020

Circus Krone, Circus Knie, 7th Massy Festival and 24th Monte Carlo Circus Festival Films, 1999 - 2002

Reference code: 178D13.9
Scope and Contents SAT1 TV, 3SAT TV, MDR TV. Colour, sound and background music. DVD1 documentary about Circus Krone showing behind the scenes footage, interviews, performers and acts, build up and take down of the circus and circus children in school, narrated in German, Knie Circus documentary narrated in German, showing behind the scenes footage of animal act rehersals, performers and general workers, taking down the circus and on the road, commercial advertising, American TV sitcom, 03:04:24 mins. DVD2 7th...
Dates: 1999 - 2002

Circus People Film, 1957

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 19: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.179
Scope and Contents

Circusama, Yesterdays Circus Today. 16mm, Cyldon. Academy Films. 400 feet. In Colour, with Sound. A behind the scenes look at Cole Brothers Circus, showing the workers who set up and take down the big top and all other manner of things to enable the touring circus to operate. Local, casual labrour is engaged for free tickets. Includes the circus fire department cooking on a grand scale.

Dates: 1957

Circus Workers, c1890 - 1910

Reference code: 178C83.141
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Group of men believed to be circus workers or grooms. The group is standing next to a tent and cart.

Dates: c1890 - 1910

Films, 1927 - 2007

Reference code: 178D13
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Compilation of circus films showing acts on the ring as well as interviews with performers and proprietors, mainly produced by tv companies in the UK and Europe. Many of them narrated in German.

Dates: 1927 - 2007

George Sanger Circus Performers Photographs, c1850 - 1910

Reference code: 178C114.157-178
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs showing George Sanger Circus, performers and staff, living wagons, street parades and circus tents.

Dates: c1850 - 1910

John Anderson Collection

Reference code: NFA0152
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Colour and black and white born digital photographs of Zippos Circus taken by John Anderson in Endcliffe Park, Sheffield

Dates: 2017

Photographs, 2017

Reference code: 178C115
Scope and Contents

Colour and black and white born digital photographs of Zippos Circus while performing in Endcliffe Park, Sheffield, tken by John Anderson.

Dates: 2017

Smart Family Collection

Reference code: NFA0079
Scope and Contents

This collection contains posters, programmes, letters, film, business records and a large number of family and circus photographs. This unique family collection charts the history of the Smart family from their beginnings as fairground showmen to presenting one of the greatest British circuses.

Dates: c1890 - 2014