Dexter Fellows circus photographs
1979.008

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Fellows, Dexter, (Dexter William), 1871-1937
Title
Dexter Fellows circus photographs
ID
1979.008
Date
circa 1900s
Extent
2 boxes
Language
Multiple languages

Preferred Citation note

Dexter Fellows circus photographs. Coll No. 1979.008. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Scope and Contents note

The Circus collection includes over 700 items documenting circus life. The collection was assembled by Dexter Fellows, a press agent for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and includes photographs and other circus memorabilia.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 9 January 2013

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Processing Information note

Arranged and described by Milissa Burkart, 2010.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Garnett, Anthony
  • Henneke, Ben Graf, 1914-2009

Subject(s)

  • Circus
  • Circus -- Photographs.

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Collection Inventory

Acrobats and jugglers   2.0 Folders

The Canestrellys   1.0 Photograph

Kaichi [Namba]   1.0 Photograph

Mikado's Royal Troupe of Athletes   1.0 Photograph

Original 2 Geltner's   1.0 Photograph

Tscheng der Dsai Troupe   3.0 Photographs

Las Verdus   1.0 Photograph

The Yacopis   6.0 Photographs

Unidentified   14.0 Photographs

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Aerialists   13.0 Folders

The Aerial Ortons   1.0 Photograph

Madamoiselle Bernice   2.0 Photographs

Flying Behees   2.0 Photographs

The Flying Clarkonians   1.0 Photograph

Winifred Colleano   2.0 Photographs

The Flying Concellos   25.0 Photographs

Flying La Mars   2.0 Photographs

Four O'Hearts   1.0 Photograph

Les Geraldos   2.0 Photographs

The Great Aloys   1.0 Photograph

The Great Francis   1.0 Photograph

The Great Peters   8.0 Photographs

Lillian Leitzell   1.0 Photograph

Z. Malikova   1.0 Photograph

The Naitto Sisters   3.0 Photographs

Rose Gold Trio   1.0 Photograph

The Sarasota Five   5.0 Photographs

Edythe Siegrist   3.0 Photographs

Tamara   3.0 Photographs

La Toria   2.0 Photographs

The Great Tosca   5.0 Photographs

Unidentified   50.0 Photographs

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Alice from Dallas   1.0 Photograph

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Andrews, Chas   1.0 Photograph

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Animals and animal acts   2.0 Folders

Big cats: Leopard Ladies act; unidentified lion and tiger acts.   6.0 Photographs

Dogs: Little Fred's Dogs; The Royal Doberman Pinchers; Woolford's Daschund; unidentified dog acts.   10.0 Photographs

Elephants: Cristiani's Famous Elephants; Hebe (mother of the 1st baby elephant born with an American circus); Jumbo; Lizzie; Adele Norton's Dancing Elephants; Yasso. 

Elephants: General and unidentified.   60.0 Photographs

Giraffes: General.   5.0 Photographs

Horses: Christy's Famous Liberty Horses; George Hammeford Family; Van Leer Horses.   5.0 Photographs

Horses: General and unidentified.   50.0 Photographs

Primates: John Daniel II, the gorilla; Al De Jonghe and his college educated chimps; Gargantua; Prince the Monkey Man; Sugar the chimp and her baby.   9.0 Photographs

Primates: General and unidentified.   5.0 Photographs

Other animals including bears, kangaroos, turkeys, reptiles, ostrich, zebras, rhinos, and Goliath the 4 ton sea elephant.   24.0 Photographs

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Beatty, Clyde   9.0 Photographs

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Circus: Behind the scenes   1.0 Folders

Exterior view of the Barnum & Bailey medical and legal departments.   1.0 Photograph

Woman hanging laundry behind a tent.   1.0 Photograph

Dining tent and diners.   2.0 Photographs

Men repairing tents.   1.0 Photograph

Seamstresses, including Jane Talbot, the "little mother of the circus".   2.0 Photographs

Raising the big tent.   6.0 Photographs

Arrival of the Ringling Bro.- Barnum & Bailey Combined Circu by rail.   4.0 Photographs

Ringling Bros. - Barnum & Bailey horse-drawn circus wagons.   2.0 Photographs

Camels and elephants under the big tent.   1.0 Photograph

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Circus: Exotics, curiosities and other unusual acts   2.0 Folders

Tiny Cowan, 651 lb. 20 year-old.   1.0 Photograph

"Alice from Dallas", the 685 lb. woman.   1.0 Photograph

Eko and Iko, the Ambassadors from Mars.   2.0 Photographs

Ubangi women and men.   11.0 Photographs

Young [Burmese] women in neck rings.   2.0 Photographs

Little people, including Daisy Doll and family, Midget Joe Nawrath, and Margaret Ann Robinson; wedding banquet.   6.0 Photographs

Big people, including Percy Page, George Hugut, Aurelia Tomaini, and Robert Wadlow.   2.0 Folders

Unidentified performers   23.0 Photographs

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Circus: Owners, managers, et al.   1.0 Folders

Feld, Irvin, owner.   12.0 Photographs

Feld, Kenneth, owner. 

Fellows, Dexter, business and publicity agent.   14.0 Photographs

Gumpertz, Sam W., General Manager.   3.0 Photographs

Lynch, Toni, chief wagon master.   1.0 Photograph

Ringling, Charles E.   2.0 Photographs

Ringling, John   4.0 Photographs

Ringling, Paul   3.0 Photographs

Ringling, Robert   3.0 Photographs

Wirth, Frank, booking agent.   1.0 Photograph

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Circus: Performers 

Andress, Chas   1.0 Photograph

Clark, Kitty   1.0 Photograph

Gruber, Pet (Rattlesnake Pete)   1.0 Photograph

Metoo   1.0 Photograph

Mikisell, Connie   2.0 Photographs

The Original Gutis (Jungle Comedy Fantasia)   1.0 Photograph

Page, Mrs. Parker W.   2.0 Photographs

Parr, Lulu   1.0 Photograph

Three Bragazzi   1.0 Photograph

Van Brechts, Piet   1.0 Photograph

Wirth, Marizles Martin   1.0 Photograph

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Circus: Street parades   14.0 Photographs

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Circus: General views   32.0 Photographs

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Clowns   3.0 Folders

Barnett, Chester "Bobo"   1.0 Photograph

Bennett, Naz-Bo   1.0 Photograph

Chase, Clayton   1.0 Photograph

Docky, Rudy   1.0 Photograph

Douglas, Jim   1.0 Photograph

Jacob, Lou   1.0 Photograph

Johnson, Slivers   2.0 Photographs

Lindquest, E[lmer] N.   1.0 Photograph

Rice, Billy   1.0 Photograph

Robinson, John   1.0 Photograph

Sublette, Red, cowboy clown   1.0 Photograph

Unidentified clowns   33.0 Photographs

Unidentified clowns   16.0 Photographs

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Cody, William F.   16.0 Photographs

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Elmer, the bill poster.   1.0 Photograph

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Equestriennes   5.0 Photographs

Dutton, William   1.0 Photograph

Herbert, Dorothy   9.0 Photographs

[Hines, Albena]   3.0 Photographs

Hodgini, Corinne   1.0 Photograph

The Reiffenachs   1.0 Photograph

Wirth, May   37.0 Photographs

Wirth, Stella   1.0 Photograph

Wirth Troupe of Riders   2.0 Photographs

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Evans, Merle (bandmaster)   16.0 Photographs

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Human cannonballs: Zacchini, Hugo   5.0 Photographs

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McCoy, Colonel Tim   9.0 Photographs

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Mix, Tom   3.0 Photographs

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Sitting Bull, Jr., Chief. Pictured with Chief Long Time Sleep.   1.0 Photograph

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Smith, Alfred E.   1.0 Photograph

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Groups   1.0 Folders

Bird Millman, May Wirth and Leitzel Codona.   1.0 Photograph

Unidentified groups   20.0 Photographs

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Individuals   2.0 Folders

Unidentified: Females   16.0 Photographs

Unidentified: males   19.0 Photographs

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Oversize   1.0 Folders

Group photo of the attendees at the Third Annual Banquet of The Circus Fans Association. 24 May 1928   1.0 Photograph

Group photo of the attendees at a dinner in honor of Dexter Fellows. 2 April 1930   1.0 Photograph

Group photo of the Congress of Freaks with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Circus. 1928   1.0 Photograph

Tigers and tiger cubs   1.0 Photograph

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