In the Display Case
Ringling Bros. Circus Fire Memorabilia
Harry Lichtenbaum will display memorabilia from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The display will focus on the 75th Anniversary of the Hartford Circus Fire that took place on July 6, 1944. Harry and his sister were under the circus tent that day, but were fortunate to survive the fire that claimed 168 lives.
Call 860-257-2826 to arrange to have your collection or artwork displayed in the library. Please see our Displays and Exhibits policy for more information, and click here for a display application form.