Filomeno “Phile” Escalante

Posted By on October 27, 2013

Escal6 Filomeno Phile EscalanteHis clown name was Tata. He was the grandfather of the Escalante family. Milonga, Blackie and so on. I believe this photo was taken in Mexico.

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Russell Bros Circus

Posted By on October 27, 2013

Russell Bros CircusCircus Russell Bros CircusThis photo was taken in the early 1940′s.

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Russell Bros Circus

Posted By on October 24, 2013

poster Russell Bros CircusOKOK1 Russell Bros CircusRussell Bros Russell Bros Circuspro Russell Bros CircusProgram inserts.

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Russell Bros Circus

Posted By on October 24, 2013

J Cline Horses Russell Bros CircusJohnny Cline liberty horses. Photo shot in 1949. Russell Bros Circus.

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Lorena & Milonga

Posted By on October 24, 2013

Escal 3 Lorena & MilongaBack yard shot of  Lorena Escalante and Milonga Escalante Cline. Milonga’s husband was Johnny Cline. Here again I think the show is Russell Bros. Late 1940′s.

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Louise Escalante

Posted By on October 24, 2013

EScal 1 Louise EscalanteI believe this photo was taken on Russell Bros 1949? The elephants name is Sadie.

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Escalante Circus Band

Posted By on October 24, 2013

Escal 4 Escalante Circus BandWith the Tubs is Nick Escalante next is Frank then Blackie, Mr Azcona, Mariano by the drum Lalo, Chata, and Phil.

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Escalante Circus

Posted By on October 24, 2013

Escal 5 Escalante CircusThese are the Esaclante clowns. I wish I knew their names, but Lorena Escalante sits in the middle of them.

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Escalante Circus

Posted By on October 24, 2013

 

Escal 6 Escalante CircusThis ad dates back to the early 1940′s. It was in a small Mexican news paper.

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Henry “Blackie” Escalante

Posted By on October 21, 2013

Blackie Escalante Henry Blackie EscalanteThis was a man that stood out from all of the rest. He was my friend and mentor i my younger years.

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