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Cawker City Fair
This colorful poster promotes a fair to be held at Cawker City, Mitchell County, Kansas, on September 24 through 27, 1889. The poster illustrates new opportunities for ballooning and parachuting. Fairs were a way to showcase a community’s best livestock, agriculture, and products. The posters often highlighted the latest technology, new carnival rides, and exciting competitions. From the collections of the Kansas Historical Society, the print was produced for the Kansas Historical Foundation.
Image area 6.5 by 4.5 inches
10 by 8 inches, matted

Item #007505