Henry Bros Circus Lost Then Found

| May 12, 2013

Back in 2008 I posted these original tickets and letterhead. The reason I have reposted them is because I thought I had lost or may have even thrown them away while cleaning out my office. I frantically have been looking for them ever since to avail, that is until a few days ago. I had […]

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Henry Bros Circus Band

| May 12, 2013

From left to right Arthur Henry, Todd Henry, Robert Henry, Glen Henry, and Clifford Henry. Bertha Henry their sister took the photo. 1923? All the boys had a nick name that they had given each other. These are the reasons as close as I can remember being told. I do not want this photo to […]

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Henry Bros Circus

| May 12, 2013

This was J.E. Henry’s house trailer. The house trailer was home made and built by J.E. and his sons as was all the other trailers and semi’s. The under frame of his trailer was from a model A Ford, and the hitch was a steel tongue and pin as there were no ball hitches then. […]

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Henry Bros Circus Banner

| May 12, 2013

This is a photo taken by my grandfather J.E. Henry sometime around 1920 give or take a year. You can  see a small mud show menagerie banner line. What I would give to have these banners now. Grandfather in the early years never had a large circus, a family show only. In the later 1920′s […]

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Henry Bros Circus

| May 12, 2013

Here is another photo that my grandfather took. I’m guessing early 1920′s.  Again I was rummaging though old boxes and folders and found this photo with some others. It is without question that the find made my day. The man on the running board is my Uncle Arthur the oldest of the Henry boys.

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The Great Fussner

| March 13, 2013

This was a very unique rolling globe act using a 30 foot spy-roll tower.  Fussner would walk the globe downwards and of course, with a few exciting moments thrown in for the audience. Fussner was strictly an outdoor act because of his equipment. He did present his act on the front of some circus midways, […]

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J. E. Henry Circus

| January 15, 2013

Here is a photo that I never knew existed, but thanks to Bob Cline I now have another photo of the J.E. Henry Circus. I called Bob upon receiving this photo and gave him my profound thanks. We discussed the name change…… notice the blankets on the horses.” The Great Henry’s Show”. On all the […]

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J.E. Henry Circus

| January 15, 2013

In the fall of 1975 I took Henry Bros Circus back out on the road. Then in June of 1976 Henry Bros was showing with Capell Bros at Legend City Amusement Park in Tempe , AZ.   In 1978 I took the show back out on the road for a 8 month tour, which was […]

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J. E. Henry Circus

| January 15, 2013

This is an assortment of routes that John Polacsek put together from the Ted Bowman collection. Ted spent years gathering circus routes. The  J. E. Henry’s route was just one small part of many circus routes that Ted Bowman collected.

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J. E. Henry Circus

| January 15, 2013

From out of 16 pages of my grandfather’s circus routes that John Polacsek sent me I only posted 4. I have to admit that I am surprised in the amount of states and towns that grandfather played. I wish I could find J.E’s show route that he played in the late 1800′s.

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