Website about the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus fire where 168 people perished. Website includes photographs, magazine excerpts, media, facts, etc.
Walking along the path at the Hartford Circus Fire Memorial that has been erected at the site of the 1944 circus fire, behind the Wish School at 350 Barbour Street in Hartford, Connecticut. This footage was film on the day of the dedication, July 6, 2005. The memorial consists of several bronze plaques that describe what was happening at specific times during the fire. The center plaque sits exactly where the center ring of the bigtop was on July 6, 1944, and has the names of each victim of the circus fire embossed on it. Length: 2 mins 28 secs.
The Concorde Review article of the Hartford Circus Fire by Karen Goldberg. On 6 Jul 1944, fire broke out on the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus which killed 169 people. 7 pages.