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Cowboy at the Circus

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Circus poster featuring John Edward (Jack) Joyce (1876-1934).  He was an American early-20th-century colorful figure in the world of horsemanship and animal training, who had nearly a 10-year career with Buffalo Bill on his Buffalo Bill's Wild West.  Joyce toured throughout Europe until the late 1920s.  Jakob Busch (1879-1948) was the founder and owner of the itinerant Circus Busch (also known as Circus Busch-Nürnberg and Circus Busch Wanderschau), which was one of Germany’s (and Europe’s) most important traveling circuses in the 1930s. Based originally in Nuremberg, in Bavaria

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St. Patrick's Day

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An original sketch and song by Ed Harrigan - this sheet music was created for the New York St. Patrick's day parade.  It celebrates the Irish Americans and their new homeland.  "Saint Patrick was a gentleman, Sure his name we celebrate, And on the seventeenth of March, The Irish concentrate A bran' new hat on each man's head, And a green necktie that's newly made." Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and religious celebration occurring annually on 17 March, the death date of...

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In Honor of Mardi Gras

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The Carnival of Binche is during the Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday preceding Ash Wednesday.  Binche is a Belgian town of 32,000 near the French border. They have a Mardi Gras folk tradition dating back to the 14th century.   Created by Louis Buisseret (1888-1956).

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