Tuesday, May 22, 2018

1947 World of Mirth Courtesy Ticket

A complimentary ticket provided to Mayor Louis-Philippe Gagne of Lewiston by Frank Bergen of World of Mirth.  

Source: Bergen, Frank, "1947 World of Mirth Courtesy Ticket" (1947). Louis-Philippe Gagne as Mayor.

Frank A. Robbins' New Railroad Shows: 1884 Maine Route

Friday, May 4, 2018

World Circus Day 2018 Photos Part 6

Part 6 of photos from World Circus Day, April 21, 2018 at the Kora Shrine Circus featuring the Hamid Circus at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. These photos feature Johnny Rockett.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Menagerie In Belfast

June 26, 1816

"An Elephant & a Lion were in Belfast for several days. The elephant was in the stable of the "Huse" Tavern. The lion was in a barn which stood on the site of "The Johnson Block".

Source: History of the City of Belfast in the State of Maine, Joseph Williamson 

Bailey Bros. Circus: 1947 Maine Route