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Cole Bros. Circus: Dixieland musicians and dancers with Langford's Band and Revue. 1944. Photographer unknown.

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Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus: Original chromolithograph depicting the unloading of the circus train. Size: 21" x 28"; printed by the Erie Litho Co. (Erie, PA). 1934.

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Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows parading through the streets of Ashtabula, OH. 1913. Photographer unknown.

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A Glance into the Vaults


The images in the slide show (left) and video montage (below) represent only a fraction of the countless thousands of visual wonders that comprise the TEGGE CIRCUS ARCHIVES.  The collection is constantly expanding with new acquisitions:  lithographed posters, photographs, motion picture and video footage, and artifacts.


Cataloguing and archiving these important links to circus's past are never-ending tasks. With your support, the TEGGE CIRCUS ARCHIVES will persist in sharing the exciting world of the circus across the continent.