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Aurora Zouaves Ephemera

  • FE1246
  • Name of Subject: Frank Greenaway
  • Date: c. 1880s
  • Size: various
  • Condition: fair to good

An fascinating assortment of items, many if not all from the travels of Mr. Frank Greenaway and his time with the Aurora Zouaves. The Aurora Zouaves were a drill team based in Aurora, Ill., who toured with multiple circuses and shows, including Barnum & Bailey and Buffalo Bill. This collecting includes dance cards from European balls, photos of indigenous peoples in "Dutch Guiana" (modern day Suriname), a photo from a performance in Venezuela, tickets, meal cards, and a program for an Odd Fellows picnic in Aurora, among other things.