Circus Gymnasts on Platform | University of Illinois Archives
A performer practices their shouldered gymnastics routine. They stand hand on hand on top of a stacked platform to perform their exercise.
The interscholastic circus was an annual spring event where students, under the training of circus coach Carlos Wagner, trained as clowns and performers to put on a university circus show. There were awards presented to different categories focused on clownery, performance, and fraternity/sorority participation. Campus Greek life was integral to these performances every year.
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