Saturday, August 2, 2014

Circuses and Fairs

These are from Boston photographer Leslie Jones.

 Brockton Fair, showgirls doing gymnastics, 1938
 Brockton Fair, showgirls, 1938
 Circus aerialist on the high wire, 1948
Circus clowns and showgirls, 1948
 Circus comes to town, 1935
 Circus or fair
 Clown and circus queen in speedster
 Elephants arriving at railroad yards in Charlestown for circus, 1939
 Elephants visit South Boston when circus comes to town, 1928
 Man shot out of a gun at Topsfield Fair, September 1934
Stunt rider, Brockton Fair, 1938
[another entry in the "coolest vintage photo" contest]

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

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