Sheets and Leaflets Relating to Products of Animal Behavior Enterprises

The firm of Animal Behavior Enterprises in Hot Springs, Arkansas, issued a variety of advertisements for its products. Those here include:
A. Eight sheets, copyrighted 1970, for an address on Ridgeway Blvd. Each sheet describes a different performing animal display, namely:
1. The Basketball Playing Chicken
2. Casey At The Bat
3. The Drumming Duck (or Chicken)
4. The Fortune-Telling Chicken
5. The Home Run Chicken
6. The Piano Playing Duck (or Chicken)
7. The Postcard Vending Chicken
8. The Skyline Hen
B. One sheet, copyrighted 1976, entitled Welcome to My Show
C. One sheet, from the company’s 4800 Albert Pike address, on I.Q. Zoo
D. One sheet, Animal Behavior Enterprises, “Single Unit Purchase Price List for Reconditioned Units Domestic Only Prices Effective 1 June 1982.” This lists nineteen different models, with prices ranging from $1800 to $4900, plus the cost of educated animals.
E. A leaflet entitled Talk to the Animals at Keller Breland's I. Q. Zoo. The document is undated but listes the 4800 Albert Pike address for the firm.
F. Two leaflets by Animal Behavior Enterprises, Inc. These are undated but give the Highway 270 West address for the firm.
G. Two sets of sheets with descriptions of games. One, on The Punch and Judy Show, is from 1981. The other, on The Barnyard Show, is undated. Both give a Highway 270 West address.
For related objects, see 2004.0075.01 and 2015.0290.01.
Currently not on view
date made
Animal Behavior Enterprises, Inc.
place made
United States: Arkansas, Hot Springs
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: .5 cm x 22 cm x 28 cm; 3/16 in x 8 21/32 in x 11 1/32 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Damase (Jiggs) and Yvonne Giguere
Entertainment, general
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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