Jerry Reid at Lakemont Park

From left to right: Jerry’s road manager, Jerry Reid, country singer, and Ivan M. Henry….backstage at Lakemont Park, Altoona, PA. The 3 of us were deciding the list of songs for Jerry’s afternoon show.

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Ivan with Jackie and Boy

This picture was taken at Legend City, Tempe, AZ in 1977.  Henry Bros. Circus was in full swing. My two sons, Solon and Gabe, performed with the other animals in the circus.

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Ivan and Toby

Ivan and Toby taking a bow on the Royal International Circus produced by Al Mall.

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Daily Bros. Circus..1948

Front entrance of the circus tent….1948.

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Daily Bros. Circus

                   

The circus side show 1948….photo taken by Jim Heaten.

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Daily Bros. Circus

1948…. photo by Jim Heaten. I found these pictures in an one of my dad’s old brief cases.

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Pedestal Leap

May Kovar’s performing leopards. ….1971.

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May Kovar

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This picture is of May Kovar, following the family tradition of big cat trainers. Her father was Harry Black Cat Kovar, her mother’s name was May Kovar Sr. Photo taken……1971.

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A Beautiful Line-up

May Kovar Sr. presenting a hind leg line-up.

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Harry “Black Cat” Kovar

Harry Kovar was considered to be one of the finest big cat trainers in the business. His wife May, also had a cat act of leapords.

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