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Image ID CWM Ph 62
Title Karagranis, Betty Collection
Collection Photograph
Description A collection of print photographs and two photo albums relating to the career of the Richard Sisters and Frieda Richard, acrobat and Iron Jaw performers in the early 20th century. One photo album contains 172 photographs (postcard photographs and photographs) of the Ringling Bros. Circus dated to 1912. The images contain numerous views of performers, lot scenes, staged and candid photographs. The second photo album relates to the 1911 season of the Adam Forepaugh and Sells Bros Circus and contains approximately 85 images of performers (some identified) band wagons, lot scenes, sideshows, a fire on the showgrounds lot at Cheboygan, Michigan on July 11, 1911 and an interior of a circus doctor's tent. The oversize file contains an image of the performing duo Gronert and Roehl, the dining tent of the Yankee Robinson Circus (circa 1906-1907), and a studio photograph of the Ourgon Sisters "Flying Butterflies" from 1908.

.4 c.f. (1 box)
Year Range from 1906
Year Range to 1912
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Unknown
Location Archives Stacks 21/6/6, Oversize 24/5/2