Saturday, July 05, 2008

"Fritzi" and "Mitzi"

Scan10384, originally uploaded by bucklesw1.

These are the same two elephants with Haag Bros. Circus on Thanksgiving Day 1938 in Jasper, Texas.

Both were sold to Mills Bros. Circus in 1941 where "Mitzie" later died but "Fritz" went to the Mexico City Zoo in 1942 (via Snake King) and was featured there for many years.


Anonymous said...

Buckles, is this the handler that went by the name "Heavy"?

Buckles said...

I think it was Coreen.