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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

334 Days 1 Hours 28 Mins

History: Historical Photo Gallery

1903 The (Main) Agriculture Building


1906 Crowd at the Grandstand and Infield


1907 View of the Hippodrome from the Grandstand


1909 Construction of the current Grandstand


1912 Streetcar Loop south of the Grandstand


1913 Cattle judging in the Hippodrome


1922 Lillian Boyer ascending a rope in a car-to-plane stunt


1927 Aircraft Show on Machinery Hill


1936 The Royal American Shows carnival midway


1939 Oliver Implement Co. on Machinery Hill


1941 Milk Bar & Dairy Lunch in the Dairy Building


1944 Governor Thye’s Interracial Commission in Plaza Park


1945 Cattle Barn interior when used as a World War II airplane propeller plant


1947 Auto racing on the dirt track


1951 Woman’s Building exhibits (now Creative Activities)


1952 FFA and their prize-winning livestock


1954 Cafeteria in the 4-H Building


1956 ca. A crowd at Ye Old Mill


1962 Streetcar Arch entrance on Judson Avenue


1964 Judging Arena on Judson Avenue


1970 Glassblowing demonstration in the Mexican Village


1975 Concessions and exhibits in the Grandstand


1976 A crowd at the Giant Slide


1981 Fairchild statue and Bandshell


1985 State Fair mascots Fairchild and Fairborne