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W. L. Main Circus Parade
W. L. Main Circus Parade
TitleW. L. Main Circus Parade
Date of Original1898
DescriptionCircus elephant pulling a cart with sign that states "Pig Circus". In the cart is a man and several pigs. There is also a man walking next to the elephant. In the background are several wood frame commercial buildings. One of the buildings has a front porch with people crowded beneath it. Sign in window of building appears to say "Post Office Hours".
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General SubjectEntertainment
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Circus animals
Elephants
Circus parades
Circus performers
Spectators
Post offices
Commercial facilities
Swine
Carts & wagons
Organization NameWalter L. Main Circus
LocationCooperstown (N.D.)
Griggs County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1890-1899
Item NumberMss 296.173.10
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original14 x 16 cm.
Transcription"Trubshaw's Post Office and Courier Building. Return to Mrs. Myrtle Porterville, Finley, N. Dak. Courtesy of Edith Winsloe Tang" - Handwritten on back of cardboard mount.
NotesTitle printed on front of print.
Photographer unknown.
Date taken from similar photographs in the collection.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionMyrtle Porterville Photograph Collection Mss 296
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1131
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Mss 296.173.10)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000595
Original SourcePhotograph
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