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Anderson County, Kansas, fair

Anderson County, Kansas, fair
Date: August 25 - 28, 1891
This poster announces a fair to be held in Anderson County, Kansas. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race with horses and riders. Fair officers are R. T. Stokes, president, and M. L. White, secretary.


Anderson County fair, Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County fair, Garnett, Kansas
Date: 1895
This poster announces the Anderson County fair at Garnett, Kansas. An illustration of a sulky, or chariot, race is included. M. L. White is the fair secretary.


Annual fair of the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association

Annual fair of the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association
Creator: Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association
Date: September 23 - 28, 1884
This poster announces a fair to held in Salina, Kansas, sponsored by the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association. Highlights of the fair include speed trials each day, fine fruits and vegetable displays, and reduced railroad rates. The poster includes many color illustrations of livestock, produce, and horse and high wheel bicycle racing. Activities include baseball games, bands, and running races. The fair is held in Oakdale Park, Salina, Kansas.


At Salina, Kansas

At Salina, Kansas
Creator: Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association
Date: September 23 - 26, 1884
This poster presumably announces an agricultural fair to be held at Salina, Kansas. The Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association most likely produced the poster. An illustration of a sulky race is included.


Bismarck fair, Lawrence, Kansas

Bismarck fair, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: September 3 - 8, 1888
This poster announces a fair at Bismarck in Lawrence, Kansas. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race with horses and riders.


Bismark fair, Lawrence, Kansas

Bismark fair, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: September 3 - 8, 1888
This poster promotes a fair to be held at Lawrence, Kansas. An illustration of a sulky race is included.


Cawker City fair, Cawker City, Kansas

Cawker City fair, Cawker City, Kansas
Creator: Cawker City District Fair Association
Date: September 24 - 27, 1889
This poster announces the fourth annual fair of the Cawker City District Fair Association at Cawker City, Kansas. Highlights include $5,000 in premiums, a good band, races each day, and grand balloon ascension.


Clyde, Kansas fair

Clyde, Kansas fair
Date: September 5 - 8, 1882
This is a poster for the Clyde, Kansas, fair. Highlights include races, liberal purses, and a speech by Schuyler Colfax. An illustration of a sulky race is included.


Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas

Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: August 30 - September 3, 1886
A fair poster advertising livestock and bicycle, foot, and horse racing as well as musical entertainment events as part of the fourth annual fair of the Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association at Winfield, Kansas. Fair officers are S. P. Strong, Rock, Kansas, president; W. J. Wilson, Winfield, Kansas, secretary; and A. H. Doane, Winfield, treasurer. The same artwork is used for the Crawford County Fair poster in Girard, Kansas, for 1887 (item 210473).


Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas

Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: September 5 - 9, 1887
A poster announcing a Cowley County fair in Winfield, Kansas. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race.


Crawford County Fair, Girard, Kansas

Crawford County Fair, Girard, Kansas
Creator: Crawford County Agricultural Society
Date: October 4-7, 1887
A poster advertising livestock, horse racing, and entertainment events for the fourteenth annual exhibition of the Crawford County Fair Agricultural Society in Girard, Kansas. The same artwork is used for the Cowley County Fair poster in Winfield, Kansas, for 1886 (item 210470).


Eighteenth annual fair of the Franklin County Agricultural Society

Eighteenth annual fair of the Franklin County Agricultural Society
Creator: Franklin County Agricultural Society
Date: September 23 - 27, 1884
This poster announces a fair at Ottawa, Kansas, sponsored by the Franklin County Agricultural Society. Highlights of the fair include $3,000 in premiums, racing, and good track. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock, farm machinery, and sulky racing.


Eighth annual fair of the Linn County Agricultural and Mechanical Association

Eighth annual fair of the Linn County Agricultural and Mechanical Association
Creator: Linn County Agricultual and Mechanical Association
Date: September 25 - 28, 1883
This poster announce a fair to be held at Mound City, Kansas, sponsored by the Linn County Agricultural and Mechanical Association. Highlights of the fair include racing, $3,500 in premiums, and live stock shows. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock and sulky racing.


Elk County Agricultural Association! Seventh annual fair, Howard, Kansas

Elk County Agricultural Association! Seventh annual fair, Howard, Kansas
Creator: Elk County Agricultural Association
Date: September 30 - October 2, 1886
This poster announces a fair at Howard, Kansas, sponsored by the Elk County Agricultural Association. Highlights of the fair include liberal premiums, good accommodations, and a half-mile track. The poster includes illustrations of livestock and sulky racing.


Elk County Agricultural Association's sixth annual fair, Howard, Kansas

Elk County Agricultural Association's sixth annual fair, Howard, Kansas
Creator: Elk County Agricultural Association
Date: September 16 - 19, 1885
This poster announces a fair to be held at Howard, Kansas, sponsored by the Elk County Agricultural Association. Highlights of the fair include a half-mile track, three races each day, and reduced railroad rates. The poster includes illustrations of livestock and sulky racing.


Elk County Agricultural Association seventh annual fair, Howard, Kansas

Elk County Agricultural Association seventh annual fair, Howard, Kansas
Creator: Elk County Agricultural Association
Date: September 30 - October 2, 1886
This poster announces the seventh annual Elk County fair in Howard, Kansas. Highlights of the fair include liberal premiums, good accommodations, and races. The poster includes illustrations of livestock and a sulky race with horses and riders.


Fair, Troy, Kansas

Fair, Troy, Kansas
Creator: Doniphan County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association
Date: September 25 - 28, 1883
This poster announces a fair at Troy, Kansas, sponsored by the Doniphan County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association. Highlights of the fair include liberal premiums, trials of speed, a band of music, and many new features. The poster includes illustrations of livestock and sulky racing.


Fair of the Smith County Agricultural Society, Smith Center, Kansas

Fair of the Smith County Agricultural Society, Smith Center, Kansas
Creator: Smith County Agricultural Society
Date: August 31 - September 3, 1886
This poster announces a fair at Smith Centre, Kansas, sponsored by the Smith County Agricultural Society. Highlights include $2,000 in premiums, races, and a grand balloon ascension each day. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race with horses and riders. Fair officers are C. D. Hendrickson, president, and F. J. Patter, secretary. NOTE: Patter is listed as Pattee on the other 1886 Smith County fair poster.


Fifteenth annual fair of the Crawford County Agricultural Society, Girard, Kansas

Fifteenth annual fair of the Crawford County Agricultural Society, Girard, Kansas
Creator: Crawford County Agricultural Society
Date: October 4 - 7, 1887
This poster announces the fifteenth annual fair sponsored by the Crawford County Agricultural Society to be held at Girard, Kansas. Highlights of the fair include racing, expositions, and reduced rates on railroad travel. The poster includes illustrations of a fair scene, livestock, bicycle races, and sulky races with horses and riders.


Fifth annual Kansas State Fair will be held at Topeka

Fifth annual Kansas State Fair will be held at Topeka
Creator: Kansas. State Board of Agriculture
Date: September 19 - 24, 1887
A poster for the Kansas State Fair in Topeka, Kansas. Highlights include $20,000 in premiums, large exposition, races, and a band tournament. The poster includes illustrations of fair scenes, livestock, a sulky race, and a bicycle race.


Fifth annual fair of the Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association

Fifth annual fair of the Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: September 5 - 9, 1887
This poster announces the fifth annual Cowley County fair in Winfield, Kansas. Highlights include races, an exposition, and reduced rail rates. The poster includes illustrations of fair scenes, livestock, a sulky race, and a bicycle race. Fair officers are S. P. Strong, president; W. J. Wilson, secretary; and A. H. Doane, treasurer.


First annual fair of the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association

First annual fair of the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association
Creator: Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association
Date: September 30 - October 1, 1879
This poster announces a fair at Russell, Kansas, sponsored by the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association. The poster includes an illustration of a sulky race with horses and riders.


Fourteenth annual fair of the Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society

Fourteenth annual fair of the Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society
Creator: Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society
Date: September 25 - 28, 1883
This poster announces the fourteenth annual fair at Manhattan, Kansas, sponsored by the Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society. Highlights of the fair include a good band, a half-mile track, and first class exhibitions. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock, sulky racing, and bicycle racing.


Fourth annual fair, Winfield, Kansas

Fourth annual fair, Winfield, Kansas
Creator: Cowley County Agricultural Society
Date: August 30 - September 3, 1886
This poster advertises the fourth annual fair of the Cowley County Agricultural Society at Winfield, Kansas. Attractions included horse and sulky racing and a good band of music. Fair officers are S. P. Strong, Rock, Kansas, president; W. J. Wilson, Winfield, Kansas, secretary; and A. H. Doane, Winfield, treasurer.


Fourth annual fair of the Butler County Exposition

Fourth annual fair of the Butler County Exposition
Date: September 16 - 19, 1884
This poster announces the Butler County exposition to be held at El Dorado, Kansas. Highlights of the fair include premiums paid in full, racing, and reduced railroad rates. The poster includes an illustration of sulky racing. Fair officers are E. R. Powell, Augusta, Kansas, president, and W. H. Litson, Benton, Kansas, secretary.


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