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    • Grandpa Walters

    • Charles Orville Walters, a member of Devlin's Zouaves, stands in costume on the grounds of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He holds a rifle and wears a fez hat with the letters "D" and "Z," a short jacket with appliqued...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Circus Parade

    • A circus parade on "F" Street in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, features an ornate circus wagon and elephants wearing howdahs. Spectators line the sidewalks; ornate brick business buildings have awnings and signs: "T. B. Hays wholesale and...
    • Erdlen, C. W.
    • 1880
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Sells Floto Circus.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Sells Floto Circus.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Sells Floto Circus.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a hand signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Sells Floto Circus.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Sells Floto Circus.
    • 1913
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates a signal (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Sells Floto Circus.
    • 1913
    • Bungling Bros.

    • Men and women pose with fake horses and parade floats representing circus wagons. A banner reads: "Bungling Bros. Circus." A barrel reads: "Crown Tar Works - Pitch."
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Buffalo Bill's hand signals

    • William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) demonstrates signals (probably) used for directing his shows in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a part of the Sells Floto Circus.
    • Sells Floto Circus.
    • 1913
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Big Top

    • Black and white print of Big Top store at Peoria and Del Mar in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Three cars in parking lot in front of store. Roof curved to look like a big top in the circus. Sides of building that are visible are all...
    • Source unknown.
    • 1967
    • Shrine Circus preview at Post Boost

    • People crowd Champa Street by the Denver Post newspaper headquarters in downtown Denver, Colorado; clowns are by a stage. Storefront letters read: "Justice When Expelled From Other Habitations Make This Thy Dwelling Place" and "Tis a Blessing To...
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    • 1948 October 3
    • Chas. Walter[s]

    • Charles Orville Walters and, probably Art Simon, stand next to each near a tent. Members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, they wear embroidered coats, dark pants and bowties. The bodice of their coats have appliqued...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Art Simon, Orville Walters, John Hickey, Los Angeles

    • Three young men, Art Simon, Orville Walters, and John Hickey, sew costumes and read during a break with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Los Angeles (Los Angeles County), California. They sit on and are surrounded by...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Susan Knapp Oral History

    • Susan Lynn Knapp was born in 1949 in Denver, Colorado. Her family had lived in the Globeville and Swansea neighborhood for several decades, within a few blocks of each other, and owned several family businesses together. Her father and his...
    • Knapp, Susan, 1949-
    • 2013 November 16
    • Salida, Colo.

    • View of Salida (Chaffee County) Colorado; shows the Monte Cristo Hotel, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad depot, rail yards and cars, Colorado Power Company, Red Cross Hospital, Central School, Salida High School, Arkansas River bridges, church...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1920?]
    • Salt Lake City [i.e. Ogden, Utah]

    • View of Washington Boulevard, Ogden, Weber County, Utah; shows pedestrians, automobiles, office buildings, a trolley car, lamp posts, Ben Lomond mountain, and signs: "United Cigar Stores Co.," "Clark's Fashion Shop," "Washington Market," "McIntyre...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1926
    • El Jebel (H. W. Baerresen)

    • View of the El Jebel Temple entry, 18th (Eighteenth) & Sherman Streets, in Denver, Colorado, local Masonic lodge of El Jebel Shriners. Features Moorish motifs, horseshoe arches, stone columns, quoins, and stained glass. A man is by the steps; sign...
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    • [between 1907 and 1910?]
    • Ogden, Utah

    • View of Washington Boulevard, Ogden, Weber County, Utah; shows pedestrians, automobiles, commercial buildings, trolley cars, lamp posts, and Ben Lomond mountain. Signs read: "United Cigar Stores Co.," "Clark's Fashion Shop," "Washington Market,"...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1926
    • Sells-Floto Buffalo Bill circus warpath : biggest circus in the world

    • Advertising publication for the circus performance in Denver. At head of caption title: "Denver. Tents at 'Union Park' on Broadway Loop. 2 days, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 16 and 17." To left of caption title, "Sells-Floto circus & Buffalo Bill...
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    • [1914]; © 1914
    • Having some fun with Jack Harris

    • A group of young men, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, joke around with each other. One man holds a pitch fork and threatens Jack Harris, who holds a pistol. A second man holds a tin can as if to throw it at Harris....
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]

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