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Royal Hanneford Circus Performer Rides An Elephant At The Brighton Mall, June 1984

Royal Hanneford Circus Performer Rides An Elephant At The Brighton Mall, June 1984 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 30, 1984
Caption
ELEPHANT MAN - Fourth of July festivities got under way Friday with a performance of the Royal Hanneford Circus at the Brighton Mall. Another performance is scheduled today.

Snow Elephant Outside Phi Sigma Kappa, March 1938

Snow Elephant Outside Phi Sigma Kappa, March 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 1, 1938
Caption
ELEPHANT OF THE SNOWS: One of the more ambitious snow art projects of the current renaissance in Ann Arbor folk sculpture is this behemoth by the boys of Phi Sigma Kappa at 1043 Baldwin Ave.

Ira Jensen Shows Others The Stuffed Elephant She Made For The Annual Spring Gala At Greenhills, May 9, 1979

Ira Jensen Shows Others The Stuffed Elephant She Made For The Annual Spring Gala At Greenhills, May 9, 1979 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 9, 1979
Caption
Elephant Sale - One white elephant is going up for sale May 12 at a white elephant sale for Greenhills School annual spring gala which raises money for the school's scholarship fund. Ira Jensen, left, made the creature which stands seven feet long, five feet high and five feet wide from ear to ear. Mrs. Jensen, a local artist with two children at the school, was asked to make some small elephants for the sale and got carried away with the project. Mrs. Jensen is showing the project to Sandy Herbertson and Susie Daliere, both parents, while Joyne Garbonshian, 7, daughter of a Greenhills teacher, takes an imaginary ride.

Elephants at the Masonic Temple on Fourth Ave, Grotto Circus, February 1940

Elephants at the Masonic Temple on Fourth Ave, Grotto Circus, February 1940 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 24, 1940
Caption
TRUNKS UP! -- AND DOWN THEY COME: Elephants of the Grotto circus enter and leave the Masonic temple by the front door, not because they are aristocrats of the ring but because that's the only entrance large enough for them. With the elephants are: (front to back) Will H. Hill, owner of the animals, Harrison H. Caswell, Grotto monarch and Earl G. Wilson, circus manager. The circus ends tonight.

Elephant At The Hoxie Brothers Circus, August 1, 1981

Elephant At The Hoxie Brothers Circus, August 1, 1981 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 1, 1981
Caption
Atta Boy - Rajah, known as the Star of India, needs only slight direction from his trainer, Mike Rice, to go through his paces during a performance Monday of the Hoxie Bros. Circus. The circus, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Noon Optimist Club, was in town at Meijer's Thrifty Acres Shopping Center, for performances Sunday and Monday.

Elephants at "Sidewalk Days" in Ypsilanti, September 1963

Elephants at "Sidewalk Days" in Ypsilanti, September 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 18, 1963
Caption
STARS OF THE SHOW: These unusual visitors to downtown Ypsilanti are only part of the many attractions of the "Sidewalk Days" promotion of the Chamber of Commerce, running through Saturday. Carnival rides are located in the downtown area, and the two elephants are part of a free circus which will be giving performances at 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. beginning today, with a special performance at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Stores in the area will be open until 9 p.m. tomorrow and Friday, and until 6 p.m. Saturday. The sales promotion is an annual event in Ypsilanti.