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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.


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.


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.


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.


Kansas Free Fair album

Kansas Free Fair album
Creator: Farrow, W. F.
Date: 1888-1924
This album contains photographs of the Kansas Free Fair in Topeka, Kansas. The Kansas State Fair Association was organized in 1880 with a representative from each county for the purpose of holding a statewide fair in Topeka. The first Kansas State Fair was held September 12-17, 1881. The Topeka fair became the Kansas Free Fair in 1915, then in 1958 the Mid America Fair, and in 1977 again was renamed to the Sunflower State Fair. The Shawnee County Fair continues to be held annually on the grounds, and the Kansas Expocentre, which opened in 1987 as a conference and event center, retains the remodeled Agricultural Hall, Heritage Hall, Livestock Pavilion and Exposition Hall (now known as Maner Conference Center) from the earlier fairgrounds. Many of these buildings are pictured in this album along with panoramic and interior views of the grounds, grandstands, arenas, tents, food stalls, parking lots and Ferris wheel; the Old Soldiers Reunion; G.A.R Reunion; troops from Ft. Leavenworth and Ft. Riley; parades and bands; horse and auto racing; woman pilot Katherine Stinson; the farmerettes; exhibitions of art work, quilts, livestock, cakes, stills confiscated during prohibition, commercial goods and government services; Cho-Cho the Health Clown, a Baby Clinic and Eugenics Clinic; 4-H and Boys and Girls club events; cow-milking and spelling contests; fireworks, and the fairgrounds covered in snow.


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.


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 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.


The fourth annual fair of the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association

The fourth annual fair of the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association
Creator: Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association
Date: October 5 - 8, 1886
This poster announces an agricultural fair at Hays City, Kansas, sponsored by the Western Kansas Agricultural Fair Association. Events include horse races and shows, livestock and farm produce exhibitions, and mule, sack, and bicycle races. Various illustrations show fair buildings, horse racing and livestock.


The twenty-first annual fair of the Doniphan County Fair Association

The twenty-first annual fair of the Doniphan County Fair Association
Creator: Doniphan County Fair Association
Date: September 10 - 13, 1889
This poster advertises an agricultural fair at Troy, Kansas, sponsored by the Doniphan County Fair Association. The events include horse racing and a horse show, exhibitions of livestock and farm products, a band of music, and other amusements. Various illustrations show horses and sulky racing.


The twenty-first annual fair of the Doniphan County Fair Association

The twenty-first annual fair of the Doniphan County Fair Association
Creator: Doniphan County Fair Association
Date: September 10 - 13, 1889
This poster promotes an agricultural fair at Troy, Kansas, sponsored by the Doniphan County Fair Association. Highlights of the fair include races, displays of livestock, farm produce, and a band of music. Various illustrations portray a fair scene, horse racing, and livestock.


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