Al G. Barnes Circus in United States

Al G. Barnes Circus

Owner?-1929: Alpheus George Barnes Stonehouse
1929: American Circus Corporation
CountryUnited States

DirectorsAlpheus George Barnes Stonehouse

Head keepers
of elephants
1923-1924: Joe Metcalf
1929-1935: Joseph Metcalf (same man)
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Al G. Barnes Circus, United States, was founded in 1900.

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Alpheus George Barnes Stonehouse was born in Ontario, Canada 1862. The circus was sold in 1929 for $1,000,000 to an eastern syndicate, who operated the American Circus Corporation.

1927-1938: Al. G. Barnes winterquarters were located in Balwin Park.

1929: (Elephant boss: Joseph Metcalf) 10 asian elephants, among them the bulls Tusko, Black Diamond, Vance,

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Koehl, Dan (2021). Al G. Barnes Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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