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Call number CWM Audio 1
Title Floyd King Memoirs
Collection Sound Recording
Date 1973
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Creator Floyd King
Scope & Content A self recorded memoir by Floyd King taped in December 1973, in response to questions from circus historian Tom Parkinson.

Floyd King (1988-1976) began circus work as a press agent with the Al G. Barnes Circus and the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus, before partnering with his brother, Howard King, in 1919 to create the Sanger's Great European Shows. King owned and operated many shows during the 1900s-1950s, including Hugo Bros., Walter L. Main, Gentry Bros., Cole Bros. Circus, and the King Bros. Circus, and he later worked as general agent for the Clyde Betty Circus and advisor for the James H. Drews Shows. King is a member of the Sarasota Circus Ring of Fame and the Circus Hall of Fame.







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Subjects Cole Brothers Circus
Fred Roberts
Woolsey Cox
Jerry Mugivan
Bert Bowers
Ringling Brothers
John Ringling
Mugivan, Bowers and Ballard
Charlie Sparks
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
George Atkinson
Warren Arnds
High Grass Bill Camel
Elmer Jones
Camel Brothers Circus
Walter L. Main
Walter L. Main Circus
James A. Bailey
Harris Brothers Circus
Gentry Brothers Circus
Al G. Barnes Circus