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     1882-William C. Coup New United Monster Shows
 
     1882-William C. Coup New United Monster Shows
 
         [[SELLS BROTHERS' CIRCUS]]
 
         [[SELLS BROTHERS' CIRCUS]]
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        Skiff & Gaylord European Circus
 
     1884-Great Forepaugh Show         
 
     1884-Great Forepaugh Show         
 
     1885-Sells Brothers' Circus
 
     1885-Sells Brothers' Circus

Latest revision as of 10:44, 14 June 2018

CIRCUS APPEARANCES. Many circuses have entertained the citizens of Dubuque. A history of their appearances includes:

1830s

    1837--Lafayette Circus Company (Oldt, History of Dubuque County, Iowa, p. 59)

1840s

    1849--Southwestern Circus (Oldt, p. 84)

1850s

    1853-SPAULDING AND ROGERS FLOATING CIRCUS PALACE
    1856-North's Great Circus (Oldt, p. 115)
    1857-L. B. LENT'S MAMMOTH NATIONAL CIRCUS
         LEVI J. NORTH'S NATIONAL CIRCUS
         HERR DRIESBACH AND COMPANY'S MENAGERIE AND CIRCUS AND S. P. STICKNEY'S GREAT SOUTHERN CIRCUS
    1858-JAMES RAYMOND
    1859-DAN RICE WATER CIRCUS

1860s

   1861-[[R. SANDS GRAND MULTIEERIAL COMBINATION CIRCUS AND HOMOHIPPOCAL
        AMPHITHEATRE]]
        Dan Rice Water Circus
   1863-CASTELLO'S AND VAN VLECK'S MAMMOTH CIRCUS
        GEORGE F. BAILEY AND COMPANY'S GRAND CIRCUS
   1864-DAN CASTELLO'S CIRCUS
        JAMES MELVILLE'S AUSTRALIAN CIRCUS
        HOWE'S GREAT EUROPEAN CIRCUS
   1865-LENT'S MAMMOTH CIRCUS
        HOWE'S CHAMPION CIRCUS
   1866-[[MIKE LIPMAN'S COLOSSAL COMBINATION OF CIRCUS AND TRAINED
          ANIMALS]]
        DAN CASTELLO'S GREAT SHOW
        YANKEE ROBINSON'S GREAT CONSOLIDATIONS
        G. W. DELIHAVEN'S CIRCUS
   1867-HAIGHT AND CHAMBERS' COLLOSSAL (sic) CIRCUS AND MENAGERIE
        J. M. FRENCH'S GRAND ORIENTAL CIRCUS
   1869-Dan Rice Water Circus

1870s

   1871-AMES' MENAGERIE
        ROBINSON'S EXCELSIOR CIRCUS
        OLDER'S MUSEUM, CIRCUS AND MENAGERIE
   1872-Dan Rice Circus
        COSMOPOLITAN CIRCUS, MUSEUM, AND MENAGERIE
        GREAT EASTERN MUSEUM, MENAGERIE, AVIARY CIRCUS
   1873-L. B. Lent's Mammoth National Circus
        COLE'S CIRCUS
        PARIS PAVILION CIRCUS
        GREAT TRANS-ATLANTIC EXPOSITION
        [[W. W. COLE'S GREAT NEW YORK AND NEW ORLEANS ZOOLOGICAL
          EQUESTRIAN EXPOSITION]]
   1874-ROBINSON'S EXCELSIOR CIRCUS
        GREAT EASTERN CIRCUS
        GREAT FOREPAUGH SHOW
        BUCKLEY'S HIPPODROME
   1875-HOWE'S GREAT LONDON CIRCUS AND MENAGERIE
        Cole's Circus
        Robinson's Excelsior Circus
   1877-DAN RICE CIRCUS
         P. T. BARNUM'S GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
   1878-VAN AMBURGH & COMPANY'S GOLDEN MENAGERIE
        Howe's Great London Circus
   1879-WILLIAM C. COUP NEW UNITED MONSTER SHOWS
        Cole's Circus
        W. W. Cole's Great New York and New Orleans Zoological and
        Equestrian Exposition

1880s

   1880-Cole's Circus
       -P. T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth
   1882-William C. Coup New United Monster Shows
        SELLS BROTHERS' CIRCUS
        Skiff & Gaylord European Circus
   1884-Great Forepaugh Show        
   1885-Sells Brothers' Circus
   1886-P. T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth
   1887-ten cent circus on June 7 aboard the steamer "Mike Davis"
       Sells Brothers' Circus-advertised by skipped town
   1888-BARNUM AND BAILEY CIRCUS
   1889-EUGENE ROBINSON'S DOG AND GOAT CIRCUS
        HOLLAND AND GORMLEY'S CIRCUS
        FOREPAUGH AND THE WILD WEST

1890s

   1890-MILES ORTON CIRCUS
        P. T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth
   1891-ADAM FOREPAUGH CIRCUS
        Eugene Robinson's Dog and Goat Circus
   1894-COOK AND WHITBY CIRCUS AND MENAGERIE
   1895-WALTER L. MAIN'S CIRCUS
   1896-BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST SHOW
        LA PEARL'S CIRCUS
   1897-Barnum and Bailey Circus
   1898-Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
        WALLACE CIRCUS
        RINGLING BROTHERS' CIRCUS
   1899-LEMEN BROTHERS' CIRCUS

1900s

   1902-GEORGE JABOUR ORIENTAL CIRCUS
   1903-BUSBY BROTHERS' CIRCUS
        Wallace Brothers' Circus
        JABOUR CARNIVAL AND CIRCUS COMPANY
   1904-Barnum and Bailey Circus
   1905-PARKER AMUSEMENT COMPANY
        Carl Hagenbeck Trained Animal Show
   1906-Wallace Circus
        Barnum & Bailey Circus
        Ringling Brothers' Circus
        Wallace Brothers' Circus
   1907-Barnum & Bailey Circus
        PAWNEE BILL WILD WEST SHOW
   1908-Ringling Brothers Circus
   1909-Barnum and Bailey Circus
        HAGENBECK-WALLACE CIRCUS

1910s

   1910-SELLS-FLOTO CIRCUS
        Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus]]
   1911-Sells-Floto Circus
   1912-BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST AND PAWNEE BILL'S FAR EAST
        GREATER PARKER SHOWS (THE)
   1913-Al G. BARNES CIRCUS
        MISSISSIPPI, QUEEN OF THE BIG RIVER
   1914-Sells-Floto Circus
        A. B. MILLER'S GREATER SHOWS
   1915-WILSON AND TAYLOR'S WILD ANIMAL CIRCUS
        RICE AND DORE'S WATER CIRCUS
        Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
        BILLY BOUNCER'S CIRCUS
        MILLER BROTHERS 101 RANCH WILD WEST SHOW
   1916-Hagenbeck-Wallace
        Ringling Brothers Circus
   1917-Barnum & Bailey Circus
        YANKEE-ROBINSON WILD ANIMAL CIRCUS
   1919-F. M. BARNES' HIPPODROME AND CIRCUS

1920s

   1920-Yankee Robinson Wild Animal Circus
        Sells-Floto Circus
        JOHN ROBINSON'S CIRCUS ELEPHANTS
   1921-Howe's Great London Circus and [[VAN AMBURG'S TRAINED WILD
         ANIMALS]]
        NAT REISS CARNIVAL
   1922-Hagenbeck-Wallace
        ROBBINS BROTHERS CIRCUS
        GOLDENROD
   1923-CON T. KENNEDY SHOWS
   1925-Sells-Floto Circus
        KINDRED FLYING CIRCUS
   1926- Robbins Bros.' Circus
        SELLAR'S ORIGINAL OPEN ARENA THREE-RING CIRCUS
   1927-Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show
        SENSATION
        Hagenbeck-Wallace
   1928-BOB MORTON CIRCUS
        Sells-Floto Circus
   1929-Hagenbeck-Wallace
        

1930s

   1930-RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM AND BAILEY
        GREAT LACHMAN AND CARSON SHOWS (THE)
   1931-TWO-DAY AIR CIRCUS FEATURING ROY HUNT
        Al G. Barnes Circus
   1932-Hagenbeck-Wallace
   1934-BARNETT BROTHERS' CIRCUS
   1935-HAGENBECK-WALLACE AND FOREPAUGH-SELLS BROTHERS CIRCUS
   1936-CLYDE BEATTY-COLE BROTHERS CIRCUS
        LEWIS BROTHERS CIRCUS
        SEILS-STERLING CIRCUS
        Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey
        Dan Rice Circus
   1937-Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey
        FAIRLY-MARTON SHOWS
   1938-TOM MIX CIRCUS
        COLE BROTHERS CIRCUS
        Seils-Sterling Circus
   1939-AMERICAN AIR CIRCUS

1940s

   1940-RUBIN-CHERRY EXPOSITION SHOWS
        WEST BROTHERS SHOWS
   1942-MONELL BROTHERS GREAT INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS
        LEWIS BROTHERS' THREE-RING CIRCUS
   1944-DAILEY BROTHERS CIRCUS
   1945-BERTELLE'S BIRD CIRCUS
   1946-Bertelle's Bird Circus
        WONDER SHOWS OF AMERICA
   1947-MILLS BROTHERS THREE-RING CIRCUS
   1948-Bob Morton Circus
        Mills Brothers Three-Ring Circus
   1949-Mills Brothers Three-Ring Circus
        AmVets Air Circus
        Civil Air Patrol Air Show

1950s

  1950-Mills Brothers Three-Ring Circus
      KING BROTHERS CIRCUS
  1951-POLACK BROTHERS SHRINE CIRCUS
  1952-Polack Brothers Shrine Circus
       ROGER BROTHERS' CIRCUS
       Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey
  1953-Polack Brothers Shrine Circus
  1954-Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey
  1958-CLYDE BEATTY CIRCUS
  1959-CHRISTIANI BROTHERS' CIRCUS
       Wonder Brothers' Circus (part of county fair)