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It's circus time in the Valley
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 30, 1954 reads, "What's afraid? - It's a lot safer where you are, Bozo, than behind the bars with those ferocious lions and tigers. Youngsters masquerade as clowns, trapeze performers, cowboys and Indians, and even wild beasts for the 'big-top' show's performances. Department provides masks, costumes and all other trappings for the 14 spectacular acts."; See image #00139131 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Recreation and Parks
Carnival decorations--California--San Fernando Valley
Carnival--California--San Fernando Valley
Circus performers--California--San Fernando Valley
Circus workers--California--San Fernando Valley
Circus--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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