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Cherokee County exhibition

Cherokee County exhibition
Creator: Cherokee County Breeders' Association
Date: Between 1870 and 1910
A poster for the Cherokee County fair. There is no year given but the dates are from October 11th to October 14th. Highlights of the fair include: $2,500 in premiums; good races daily; and shows of mechanical arts. Fair officers are A. T. Lea, president, and D. C. Nichols, secretary.


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).


Fifth annual state fair of Kansas, Topeka

Fifth annual state fair of Kansas, Topeka
Creator: Kansas State Fair Board
Date: September 19 - 24, 1887
This poster advertises the fifth annual Kansas State Fair at Topeka, Kansas. Highlights include exhibitions of livestock and crops, horse racing, leading bands, and fruit and flower displays.


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 fourth annual fair at El Dorado, Kansas, sponsored by the Butler County Exposition. The poster includes a color illustration of livestock. Fair officers are E. R. Powell, president, and W. H. Litson, secretary.


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.


Fourth annual fair of the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association

Fourth annual fair of the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association
Creator: Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association
Date: October 5 - 8, 1886
This poster announces a fair at Hays City, Kansas, sponsored by the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include $1,000 in premiums, races each day, and reduced rail rates. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock, and horse and sulky racing


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Fair

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Fair
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Kansas State Fair which is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Grand joint exhibition! Third annual state fair, Topeka, Kansas

Grand joint exhibition! Third annual state fair, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. State Board of Agriculture
Date: September 10-15, 1883
This poster announces the third annual Kansas State Fair in Topeka. Sponsors include the Kansas State Fair Association, Kansas State Horticultural Society, State Sheep Breeders' Association, State Poultry and Pet Stock Association, The Kansas State Band Union, and the Missouri and Kansas Circuit.


Harvey County Fair Association

Harvey County Fair Association
Creator: Harvey County Fair Association
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
This poster announces a fair to be held at Newton, Harvey County, Kansas. Highlights include $5000 in premiums and a speed ring. Illustrations of horse and cattle exhibitions are included.


Harvey County Fair Association

Harvey County Fair Association
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
This poster announces a fair at Newton, Kansas, sponsored by the Harvey County Fair Association. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock and sulky racing.


Harvey County Fair Association, Newton, Kansas

Harvey County Fair Association, Newton, Kansas
Creator: Harvey County Fair Association
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This poster announces an agricultural fair to be held at Newton, Kansas, sponsored by the Harvey County Fair Association. Highlights include $5,000 in premiums and a speed ring. An illustration of a horse race is included.


Harvey County Fair Association, Newton, Kansas

Harvey County Fair Association, Newton, Kansas
Creator: Harvey County Fair Association
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This poster announces an agricultural fair to be held in Newton, Kansas, sponsored by the Harvey County Fair Association. Highlights include $5,000 in premiums and a speed ring. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race.


Kansas State Fair, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas State Fair, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas State Fair Association
Date: Between 1889 and 1900
A poster advertising the Kansas State Fair in Topeka, Kansas. The poster includes an illustration of cattle grazing. The poster announces $25,000 in premiums, reduced rail rates, and grand attractions each day.


Kansas grand circuit agricultural fairs

Kansas grand circuit agricultural fairs
Date: 1888
This is a promotional poster for a combination of agricultural fairs and race meetings including the Wichita Exposition; Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association; Harvey County Fair Association; Kansas State Fair; Salina County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association; and the Hutchinson Fair Association. Includes illustrations of produce, livestock, poultry.


Kansas state fair

Kansas state fair
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
This poster announces the Kansas state fair to be held in Topeka, Kansas. Highlights include $25, 000 in premiums, races, and brass and reed bands of music. The poster includes color illustrations of horses.


Second annual fair of the Ford County Fair Association

Second annual fair of the Ford County Fair Association
Creator: Ford County Fair Association
Date: September 10 - 13, 1889
This poster announces a fair to be held at Dodge city, Kansas, sponsored by the Ford County Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include $1,300 in premiums, racing each day, and livestock. The poster includes illustrations of livestock and sulky racing.


Seventh annual fair of the Nemaha Fair Association

Seventh annual fair of the Nemaha Fair Association
Creator: Nemaha Fair Association
Date: September 17 - 20, 1889
This poster announces a fair to be held at Nemaha, Kansas, sponsored by the Nemaha Fair Association. Events include horse racing, a band of music, and various exhibitions. Illustrations of a fair scene and sulky racing are included.


Sixth annual fair of the Bourbon County Fair Association

Sixth annual fair of the Bourbon County Fair Association
Creator: Bourbon County Fair Association
Date: October 5 - 8, 1886
This poster announces a fair at Fort Scott, Kansas, sponsored by the Bourbon County Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include good racing, $5,000 in premiums, and reduced rain rates. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock, fair grounds, horse racing, and sulky racing. Fair officers are J. A. Durkee, president; and E. W. Hulbert, secretary.


Sixth annual fair of the Bourbon County Fair Association

Sixth annual fair of the Bourbon County Fair Association
Creator: Bourbon County Fair Association
Date: October 5 - 8, 1886
This poster announces a fair at Fort Scott, Kansas, sponsored by the Bourbon County Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include a good band, speed trials, and $5,000 in premiums. The poster includes a color illustration of livestock and fair grounds. Fair officers are J. A. Durkee, president, and E. W. Hulbert, secretary.


Sixth annual fair of the Valley Falls District Fair Association

Sixth annual fair of the Valley Falls District Fair Association
Creator: Valley Falls District Fair Association
Date: August 26 - 29, 1884
This poster announces a fair at Valley Falls, Kansas, sponsored by the Valley Falls District Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include $3,000 in cash premiums, fine water and shade, and convenient grounds. The poster includes illustrations of livestock, fair grounds, and sulky racing.


The Bourbon County Fair Association will hold their Inter-State Exposition

The Bourbon County Fair Association will hold their Inter-State Exposition
Date: October 4 - 7, 1887
This poster announces an inter-state exposition at Fort Scott, Kansas, sponsored by the Bourbon County Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include $5,000 in premiums, trials of speed, and special attractions daily. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race. Fair officers are J. A. Durkee, president; J. F. Cottrell, treasurer; and E. W. Hulbert, secretary.


The Chase County Agricultural Association fair, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas

The Chase County Agricultural Association fair, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Creator: Chase County Agricultural Association
Date: October 7 - 9, 1891
This poster announces a fair sponsored by the Chase County Agricultural Association to be held in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. Highlights include novel and interesting sights, music, and reduced railroad rates. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock, farm produce, farm machinery, and sulky racing with horses and riders. Fair officers are E. T. Baker, president, and H. F. Gillett, secretary.


The Doniphan County Fair Association will hold its eleventh annual exhibition

The Doniphan County Fair Association will hold its eleventh annual exhibition
Creator: Doniphan County Fair Association
Date: September 23 - 26, 1879
This poster announces a fair at Troy, Kansas, sponsored by the Doniphan County Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include big races each day, special premiums, and reduced railraod rates. The poster includes illustrations of livestock and sulky facing.


The State Fair Association of Kansas invites the world to the fifth annual state fair at Topeka, Kansas

The State Fair Association of Kansas invites the world to the fifth annual state fair at Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas State Fair Association
Date: September 19-24, 1887
A poster for the 1887 Kansas State Fair in Topeka, Kansas. Highlights include: $20,000 in premiums; races each day; band tournaments; and a grand aggregation of agricultural, horticultural, and live stock interests. The poster includes an illustration of a sulky race with horses and riders.


The World's Fair at home, Burlington, Kansas

The World's Fair at home, Burlington, Kansas
Creator: Coffey County Fair Association
Date: September 4 - 8, 1893
This poster advertises the thirteenth annual exhibition of the Coffey County Fair Association to be held at Burlington, Kansas. The exhibition included livestock and vegetable exhibits, horse racing, and musical entertainment events. Fair officers are S. J. Carter, president; O. E. Sanford, treasurer; and George Throckmorton, secretary.


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