Circus Ship - Fleurus, Shirley the Elephant archival package

This archival package consists of; 

1- Article. Regards a flashback to/general information about the fire on the Circus Ship “Fleurus.” Source/Date: Unknown.

2- Article. Regards Shirley the elephant, one of the elephants rescued from the Circus Ship fire on the “Fleurus,” and her current life. Source/Date: Unknown.

3- Article. Regards Shirley the elephant, one of the elephants rescued from the Circus Ship fire on the “Fleurus,” and her place at and elephant sanctuary. Source/Date: The Daily News (September 17, 2001).

4- Article. Discusses the animals rescued from the Circus Ship fire on the “Fleurus.” Source/Date: Unknown.

5- Document. Tells the story of Shirley the elephant, one of the elephants rescued from the Circus Ship fire on the “Fleurus.”

6- Article. Tells the story of Sparke, one of the horses that survived the Circus Ship fire on the “Fleurus.”

7- Photographs. Shows elephants performing at the circus.

8- Article. Regards remembering the circus ship fire years later. Includes photographs. Source/Date: The Vanguard (July 5, 1988).

9- Article. Regards Shirley the elephant, one of the elephants rescued from the Circus Ship fire on the “Fleurus,” and a documentary that she is in (The Urban Elephant) from National Geographic.

10- Photographs. Shows elephants on ships and walking on a town street.

11- Article. Regards Shirley the elephant, one of the elephants rescued from the Circus Ship fire on the “Fleurus,” and her new home at a sanctuary. Source/Date: The Daily News (September 17, 2001).

12- Article, “Photojournalist often became involved with his stories”, about Bob Brooks. Source/Date; National Post, 1999.

13- Specifications of the S.S. Fleurus. Source: Shipsearch Marine

Circus Ship - Fleurus, Shirley the Elephant archival package

C$15.00Price
  • All material found in these packages is owned by the Yarmouth County Historical Society and is housed at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (22 Collins Street, Yarmouth, NS). Credit must be given to, Yarmouth County Archives.

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