File MS-4-218, Box 1, Folder 1 - High wire acts

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High wire acts

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MS-4-218, Box 1, Folder 1

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  • May 1948 (Creation)

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17 pages. - 1 folder ; 21.5 x 28 cm. - 6 photographs : sepia toned, b&w ; 20.5 x 25 cm and smaller.

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Accession 1987‐002

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File contains one folder from the Al Martin Agency, five photographs of high wire acts including the Saxons and Frank Cook, and seventeen pages of textual documents. These include letters from the Al Martin Agency with acts and prices dated in May 1948, and posters for various high wire acts: Lewis and the Oliver Sisters, the Kayos, Emil Winter, the Great Telesco, the Aerial Starlites (previously Madcaps), the Xcellos, Penny Millette, the Cycling Kirks, the Lang Troupe, Ada and Her Pals, Lalage, Mack and Mitzie, and Potas and Folsom. File also includes one photograph of Lenderman's Dogs & Pony show, depicting eighteen dogs sitting in a circle on upturned buckets or stools with an unidentified man on either side.

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