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Collection Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Eng. Div., Circus Contracts
Call number CWM Mss 67
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1951
Object Name Manuscript
Extent of Description 1.4 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Creator Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Scope & Content Copies of contracts and attached special tariffs between railroad companies and circuses, carnivals, and traveling shows for the transportation of equipment, animals, and personnel to and from Wisconsin points. Contracting railroad companies include Chicago & Northwestern, 1906-1942; Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha, 1908-1941; Northern Pacific, 1928-1930; Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie, 1909-1942; Green Bay Western, 1909-1931; and Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic, 1915-1951

The contracts are arranged alphabetically by railroad company.

This collection as formerly cataloged as Series 1325
Location Archives Stacks 17/5/2
Finding Aid Finding Aid Available:Click Here
Subjects Adam Forepaugh & Sells Bros. Circus
Al G. Barnes & Sells - Floto Circus
Al G. Barnes Circus
America's Model Shows
Amusement Corporation of America
Arlington & Beckmann's Oklahoma Ranch Wild West
Barlow Show
Barnum & Bailey Circus
Beckmann & Gerety Shows
Bernardi Exposition
Big Otto Trained Animal Show
Browning, Chas
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Pawnee Bill
Business records
C. A. Wortham Shows
Calumet Amusement Co.
Campbell Bros. Circus
Campbell Bailey Hutchison Circus
Capitol City Amusement Co.
Carl Hagenbeck's Circus
Castle - Ehrlich - Hirsch Shows Inc.
Chicago Amusement Enterprise
Christy Bros. Circus
Circus trains --Wisconsin
Clyde Beatty Circus
Col. G.W. Hall's Circus
Cole Bros. Circus
Con. T. Kennedy Shows
Cooper & Robinson Dog & Pony Show
De Kreko Bros. Shows
Dode Fisk Circus
Dodson's World Fair Shows
Dykman and Joyce Shows
Ferari Bros. Shows United
Gentry Bros. Shows
Gollmar Bros. Circus
Gollmar Bros. & Jas. Patterson Circus
Goodman Wonder Shows
Great Cosmopolitan Shows
Great Gaskill Shows
Great Middle West Shows
Great Mundy Shows
Great Parker Amusement Co.
Great Patterson Shows
Great Western Show
Great Whiteway Shows
Greater Alamo Shows
Greater Alpine Shows
Greater Sheesley Shows
H.T. Freed Exposition Co.
Haas, Bert
Hagenbeck Wallace & Forepaugh Sells Bros. Circus
Hagenbeck Wallace Circus
Hales Fire Fighters
Hanscher Bros. Amusement Co.
Hennies Bros. Shows Inc.
Herbert A. Kline Shows
Heritage Bros. Circus
Hoffman Baloon & Attraction Co.
Howe's Great London Circus
Irwin Bros. Real Cheyenne Frontier Days Wild West Shows
J. Frank Hatch Shows
J.F. McGrail Show
J.H. Eschman Circus
John Robinson's Circus
Johnny J. Jones Exposition Shows
K.G. Barkoot Shows
Kehoe & Davis Shows
Kit Carson Buffalo Ranch Wild West
L.J. Heth Shows
Lachman - Carson Exposition Shows
LaTena's Circus
Leslie Bodnar Shows
Mazeppa Greater United Shows
Metropolitan Carnival Co.
Mighty Doris Exposition Shows
Mighty Haag Shows
Mighty Sheesley Midway
Miller Bros. 101 Ranch Wild West
Miller Bros. Shows
Morris & Castle Shows
Nat Reiss Shows
Norris & Rowe Circus
Orton Bros. Circus
Pains Fall of Port Arthur
Patterson's Circus
Pawnee Bill's Wild West
(Prof) E.K. Crocker
Railroad Commission of Wisconsin
Railroads --Freight --Rates
Rhoda Royal Circus
Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus
Ringling Bros. Circus
Robbins Bros. Circus
Royal American Shows
Rubin & Cherry Shows
S.W. Brundage Shows
Serbel Bros. Dog & Pony Show
Sells Floto Circus
Siegrist & Silbon Show
Smith Carnival Co.
Smith Greater Shows
Snapp Bros. (Exposition) Shows
Sol's United Shows
Sparks Circus
State government records
Strayer Amusement Co.
Street Carnival Effects
Sun Bros. Circus
Sun Bros. Greater Progressive Shows
Superior Shows
T.A. Wolfe Shows
Talbot's Fighting the Flames Co.
Tiger Bill's Wild West & Col G.W. Hall's Circus
United Carnival Shows
Veal Bros. Show
W.H. Coulter Shows
Walter L. Main Circus
Walter Savidge Amusement Co.
Wheeler Bros. Circus
Wonder Shows of America
World Bros. Circus
World's Fair Shows
Wortham & Allen United Shows
Yankee Robinson's Circus