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Call number CWi 6371
Title Holland & Madden's Circus
Collection Herald
Date Undated
Object Name Herald
Creator Chicago Evening Journal Print, Chicago, Illinois
Scope & Content 10 1/2 " x 28" -- black print on white paper

Side A -- "AN EXHIBITION IN UNISON WITH THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE" Notable acts include the Holland Family, Masters George and Eddy, Professor Madden, Madamoiselle Louise, La Petit Gertrude, Mad'lles Zanfretti, Pedretti, St. Clair; Monsieurs Baretti, Montaigue, Mortimer, Coletti, Mons. Hanen the boneless man, the Nashville opera brass and string band led by Messrs. Story and Straight.

Prescott, Wednesday, July 1918 (written in blue pencil)

A herald was a form of advertisement used by circuses in conjunction with posters and curriers and would be distributed in advance of the arrival of a circus. Usually lacking any color and printed on newsprint, heralds often had the same appearance as a hand bill and could range from a one page one sided item to a multi paged publication similar in appearance to a newspaper.