Thursday, March 30, 2017

#1 More Elephants!

Karen Cristiani elephants at Disney World!

#2 More Elephants!


#3 More Elephants!

"Alice" and Ruby Haag!

#4 More Elephants!

Peggy MacDonald and "Opal".

#5 More Elephants!

At left is Jim "Kokomo" Caughlin who named his elephant "Jim" after himself.

#6 More Elephants!

Arzetta and Ed Widaman elephant act.
Ed was a retired Mail Man before he got into the elephant business and by circumstances I'm not aware of, Mack Mac Donald trained one of these elephants and my father the other simply as a favor.
Later sold to Hubert Castle.

#7 More Elephants!

Sandra and Burt Pettus witn "Zetta", "Peggy" and "Dorothy".

#8 More Elephants!

Lee Keener.

#9 More Elephants!

Joe Frisco Sr.

#10 More Elephants!

Melonga and Johnny Cline with "Dell".

#11 More Elephants!

.....Mr. Clines animal tent with "Dell" and long time groom "Clara Belle".

#12 More Elephants!

The Blonde bombshell Gee Gee Powell!
.....I wonder whatever became of the kid?

#13 More Elephants!

Bucky Steele with the Hamid-Morton elephants!
.....a trick you don't see every day.

#14 More Elephants!

Carly Peterson with the Howard Suesz elephants.

#15 More Elephants!

John Cuneo.

#16 More Elephants!

"Anna May", Barbara, and Fred Nathan from RB Press Dept......with Ted Svertesky looking on.

#17 More Elephants!

.....never thought that within my lifetime this would begone forever!

#18 More Elephants!

Not sure what this is.....dated 1946.
.....something of a controlled runaway