Circa Date



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Original Format

Photo print

Original Size

3 1/2" x 5"


Pictured: crowd indoors in large hall; marquee at top reads "MAIN ENTRANCE, GREATEST SHOW IN TOWN." At center: three men (dressed as a sailor, a clown, and a sheriff) with three women gathered in the center; an audience is gathered on either side.


All dates (unless specified in inscription) are approximate.

Many of the individuals depicted in these photographs remain unknown. Oregon Black Pioneers appreciates and welcomes information from the public which could help identify the subjects of this collection.


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