Huse, Andrew (Andy); University of South Florida--Libraries--Oral History Program; University of South Florida. Library
University of South Florida Libraries
Sisters Joanne Wilson and Trudy Strong discuss their lives and experiences as circus performers in the latter half of the twentieth century. The interview opens with a discussion of their parents and grandparents in the circus, and continues with their performances as children, their experiences with aerial work, and training and working with circus animals. They also discuss social and physical aspects of working in a circus, and close the interview with talking about some of the projects they are currently involved in.
Circus performers, Interviews, Florida Aerialists, Animal trainers, Carnivals, United States
1 sound file (87 min.) : digital, MP3 file + ;
Circus performers; Aerialists; Animal trainers; Carnivals
Florida; United States; Gibsonton (Fla.)
Oral histories; Online audio
University of South Florida
History | Oral History | Other History
Wilson, Joanne; Strong, Trudy; and International Independent Showmen's Association, "Joanne Wilson, Trudy Strong" (2009). Showmen’s Oral History Project. 2.