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Before the Rings

Maker:
Rogala, Dawn  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
1995
Date printed:
2017-06-26
Subject:
Circus  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0202.0001
Accession number:
2017.0202
Catalog number:
2017.0202.0001
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6462-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1847841

Bath

Maker:
Rogala, Dawn  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
1995
Date printed:
2017-06-20
Subject:
Circus  Search this
Clowns  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0202.0004
Accession number:
2017.0202
Catalog number:
2017.0202.0004
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6464-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1847844

Kiss

Maker:
Rogala, Dawn  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
1995
Date printed:
2017-06-16
Subject:
Circus  Search this
Women  Search this
Men  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0202.0007
Accession number:
2017.0202
Catalog number:
2017.0202.0007
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6519-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1847847

Warming Up

Maker:
Rogala, Dawn  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
1995
Date printed:
2017-06-20
Subject:
Circus  Search this
Men  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0202.0008
Accession number:
2017.0202
Catalog number:
2017.0202.0008
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6051-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1847848

Aerialist

Maker:
Rogala, Dawn  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
cibachrome
Date made:
1995
Subject:
Circus  Search this
Women  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0202.0009
Accession number:
2017.0202
Catalog number:
2017.0202.0009
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6467-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1847849

Laura Herriot Walker, performer and horse trainer, Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep818e7598f-0fe9-4971-b547-076258f3ed36
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref580

Rambo, Mechanic, Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80c2406d8-aa9b-4140-a9f2-5dfa489307fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref576

Armando Rosales, bareback rider, with Peter Coolidge and Megan Murray (daughter of lot manager), midway and concessions and horses, Carson & Barnes Circus (1995)

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e78132b7-bc68-4069-9e8c-aa254171e841
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref577

Unidentified man, horse groom, Carson &. Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8032ac72e-a63d-492e-88f4-22b8b760133c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref581

Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1993-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 6: Miscellaneous Ephemera
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8af51611c-6f23-4a15-bf83-4de33338d648
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref584

Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers

Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Names:
Big Apple Circus  Search this
Carson & Barnes Circus  Search this
Circus Vargas  Search this
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus  Search this
Culpepper and Merriweather Circus  Search this
Franzen Bros. Circus  Search this
Kelly Miller Circus  Search this
Roberts Bros. Circus  Search this
Sterling and Reid Bros. Circus  Search this
Vidbel's Olde Tyme Circus  Search this
Walker Bros. Circus  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Interviews
Negatives
Notes
Photographs
Programs
Schedules
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1990-2015
bulk 1992-1999
Scope and Contents:
The collection, compiled and photographed by Dawn Rogala, documents daily life in traveling, tented circuses in America, including: Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers, Circus Vargas, Sterling & Reid Brothers, Culpepper and Merriweather, Carson and Barnes, Vidbel's Olde Tyme Circus, Big Apple Circus, Carson and Barnes Circus, Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, Franzen Brothers Circus, Roberts Brothers Circus, Sterling and Reid Brothers Circus, and Walker Brothers Circus. The collection consists primarily of photographic materials such as slides, prints and negatives. It also includes Rogala's project files containing schedules, programs, notes, correspondence, pictures of Rogala on the road, etc., and transcribed interviews that Rogala conducted.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into seven series.

Series 1: Black-and-White Negatives, and Color Transparencies, 1992-1995

Series 2: Xerographic Prints, 1992-1998

Series 3: Low Resolution Xerographic Prints, 1992-1998

Series 4: Interview Transcripts, 1995, 1998

Series 5: Early Organization of the Book, 2005

Series 6: Miscellaneous Ephemera, 1990-2015

Series 7: Miscellaneous Materials, 1993-1996

Series 8: Oversize, 1992-1993
Biographical / Historical:
A paintings conservator and photographer, Rogala traveled with every tented, full time, traveling American circus which traveled at least eight months of every year, during the years 1992-1998. She photographed not only the performances, but the behind-the-scenes activities of setting up and breaking down, and activities such as animal care (especially elephants), costuming, make-up, and day-to-day life on the road.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Dawn V. Rogala, 2017.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Topic:
Acrobats  Search this
Circus  Search this
Circuses (performances)  Search this
Clowns  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1990-2000
Negatives -- 1990-2000
Notes -- 1990-2000
Photographs -- 1990-2000
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 1990-2000
Programs -- 1990-2000
Schedules -- 1990-2000
Slides (photographs) -- 1990-2000
Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1427
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82784bba9-0f8b-44c3-8b59-217213eb1864
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1427
Online Media:

John Moss, ringmaster, Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep810c0461e-2af7-4c71-97d7-8098d73447e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref570

Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 2: Xerographic Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d7d2d525-f198-4ace-84b2-31fbe94d0ef9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref532

Barbara Byrd, director and co-owner,daughter of D. R. Miller,Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep846c71043-1ddc-489f-a93c-4883898385ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref557

Jerry,""24-hour man/' Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89e9eed7e-faf0-484d-a640-2201d4030439
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref562

Reginald ""Reggie"" Lindsey, Sr., exotic animal handler, Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88f8605e5-de75-4665-be30-87b0780fbf74
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref566

Carson & Barnes Circus,color slides,black-and-white negatives,contact sheets

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 1: Black and White Negatives, Color Transparencies
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80c262996-c274-4dee-a37e-0af73635fb09
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref519

Jim Judkins, vice-president (and owner of midway snakes), Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 4: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep806ff53d8-1130-455d-a304-ca1ab92ff08b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref563

Carson & Barnes Circus

Collection Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Collection Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers / Series 3: Low Resolution Xerographic Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88ba50c98-e93e-4ed1-9396-82ab5a8f89dc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1427-ref544

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