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Welcome to The Ringling Archives at DigiNole. Here you will discover the records of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art; Ringling family papers; photographic collections; Circus Arts, Wild West shows and allied arts collections; and manuscripts. Please visit often, as we continue to add materials to this site.
- Title: Buster Bailey Film Collection
- Description: Buster Bailey was a circus fan, amateur cinematographer and much more. Bailey was a familiar face on the circus lot and was given full access to a variety of circuses, including Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, AL G. Barnes Circus, Clyde Beatty Circus, Amsterdam Circus, Moscow Circus, Ru...
- Title: Coolidges visit The Biggest Show on Earth
- Summary: President Coolidge and his wife, Grace entering the Big Top of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows. John Ringling escorts the presidential couple to their front row seats. Performers costumed as fairytale figures parade around the hippodrome track. They are followed by a group of cl...
- Identifier: The_Biggest_Show_on_Earth_Thrills_the_Coolidges (IID), fsu:759373 (fedora)
- Title: Tibbals Circus Collection of Heralds
- Description: The Tibbals Circus Collection of Heralds comes from the holdings of The Ringling Circus Archives. Heralds were a popular form of advertisement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Circuses used clever language and images to proclaim the arrival of a show. This collection includes nearly 300...
- Title: Tibbals Circus Collection of International Newspapers
- Description: The Tibbals Circus Collection of International Newspapers is a series in the Tibbals Circus Collection of Serials. From the newspapers in this collection, a virtual clipping collection has been created, drawing from over 150 different newspapers dating from 1685– 1907. Approximately three quart...