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Author Apps, Jerold W., 1934-

Title Ringlingville USA [electronic resource] : the stupendous story of seven siblings and their stunning circus success / Jerry Apps ; foreword by Fred Dahlinger, Jr.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxii, 256 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-244) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The idea for a circus, 1848-1881 -- Hall shows and an overland circus, 1882-1884 -- Establishing a reputation, 1885-1889 -- Taking to the rails and growing, 1890-1894 -- A giant emerges, 1895-1899 -- Facing a new century, 1900-1901 -- Making money and pleasing people, 1902-1903 -- Keeping the lead, 1904-1905 -- Becoming even larger, 1906-1907 -- Managing two big shows, 1908-1909 -- Doing the impossible, 1910-1911 -- Tax woes, 1912-1914 -- The effects of war, 1915-1918 -- Epilogue, after Ringlingville.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ringling Brothers -- History.
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows -- History.
Circus performers -- United States -- Biography.
Circus -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0870203541 (hardcover : alk. paper)
087020355X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780870205491 (e-book)

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