Al G. Kelly Miller Circus

| March 9, 2016

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Papering the Billboards

| October 24, 2015

  I am happy to be posting again. I just got a little tried, well lets tell it like it is lazy. I so for have posted near 7 thousand photos many with stories. I will continue until the after show. Thanks IVAN

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Circus Greats

| October 24, 2015

I met this man only one time. I was impressed.

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Kelly Miller Circus

| October 24, 2015

      Advertising the local merchants made extra money for the circuses. In the old days the advance man or men sell banners names in the programs, even made special announcements by the Ring Master. Read Jim Elliot’s comment.   Thanks Jim!   Also check out Casey Gibbs comment

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Under Canvas

| October 24, 2015

For myself working under the canvas was something grand. Buildings, outdoors. fairs, shopping center gigs, not to forget Las Vegas, Etc. Can not compare. A Circus belongs in the BIG TOP. 

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The Colleano Troupe

| October 24, 2015

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Two very fine people

| October 24, 2015

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Those Were The Days My Friend

| October 24, 2015

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Native American Performers

| October 24, 2015

The Native Americans played a large part in many of our circuses. They either performed in the after show or as a special attraction or both. They would sing and dance in full costume.  I am sure that they were never allowed to do a RAIN dance. The after show was about 15 or 20 minute reenactment of the Old West, […]

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The Mud

| October 24, 2015

I don’t think that there has ever been a circus performer that hasn’t been pulled off a muddy lot. I can remember every lot that we had to be pulled off of. Maybe Ward Hall will remember when myself and Bird Liver pulled him off a fair grounds lot. If you see him ask him about the […]

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