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Circus poster from Ann Arbor in the1930s

The Circus in the 1930s

Lions and tigers at Burns Park

Gaily painted circus wagons carrying huge tents and others bearing the menagerie of all types of wild animals travelled through the city streets this morning between the Michigan Central railroad and the Packard St. showgrounds as the Al G. Barnes Circus arrived for performances this afternoon and tonight.

--Ann Arbor News, August 13, 1935

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