The Jacksons

| June 30, 2011

Shelby Jackson was not much of a talker and was quite humble in his ways. I remember once he spoke a little about working with Burt Lancaster on the King circus before the war. He also spoke of Bruce Lablond and a man by the name of Sam Ketchum. I think if I remember correctly […]

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The Jacksons

| June 30, 2011

From right to left is Shelby Jackson, Bab his wife and the other two in his act I am sorry to say I have no knowledge of there names. I met Shelby and Bab when they joined the Siebrand Bros Circus in the mid 1950′s.…….. What wonderful people they were.

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The Jacksons

| June 30, 2011

Three acts rolled into one, bars casting and trampoline. It looks like Shelby is doing a somersault from the trap bar to the horizontal bar.

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The Jacksons

| June 30, 2011

Back in the 1940′s after the war, The Jackson’s worked in many different Variety shows, fairs and some night clubs. Things were good for everyone in  show business then.

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The Jacksons

| June 30, 2011

This photo of the Jackson’s was taken some time in the late 1940′s.

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The Snyders

| June 30, 2011

Just about all of the Carson photo collection date back to the 1940′s, 1950′s and some as far back as the 1930′s.

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Yetty

| June 30, 2011

I really wish there was more info on these photos.  Please email me with anything you might know about them.   Dorthy Carson the collector of these pictures. Please read the comment made by Mark.

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Ben Morton

| June 30, 2011

The name of the show and date is unknown to me.

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Al and Virginia Hustreis

| June 30, 2011

Al and his wife were fine people, just a sweet couple. After they retired from the business, they put their money into a liquor store in Bakersfield, Calif and they did very well with their business. The only time I saw him after his retirement was when he and Virginia would visit the different shows […]

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Sway Pole

| June 30, 2011

I have no idea where or when this photo was taken, but it was on a carnival midway. The light towers suggest that it might be Crafts Greater Shows? early 1950′s?

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