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The Missouri State Fair : images of a midwestern tradition

Author: Richard Gaskell
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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"Richard Gaskell first visited the Missouri State Fair in 1968 while serving as a VISTA volunteer in Boonville, Missouri. Completely captivated, he vowed to return to the fair and photograph the people and events associated with it. Although it was not until 1986 that he was able to keep that promise, he has made the long trip from New England to Missouri every year since then to photograph sights that can be found
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gaskell
ISBN: 0826212735 9780826212733
OCLC Number: 43322252
Description: 114 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Richard Gaskell.

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For more than a century, state fairs have been one of the few places where farm families gather in large numbers to display their animals and discover new technologies. With over 100 images, this  Read more...

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