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Object Name Program
Date September 1905
Title Official Souvenir Programme, Annual Exhibition of the Richmond County Agricultural Society
Description Printed program, 42 pages plus front and back cover. Front cover is white with red and black print: "OFFICIAL / SOUVENIR PROGRAMME / FIRST / ANNUAL / EXHIBITION / OF THE / Richmond / County / Agricultural Society / DONGAN HILLS / STATEN ISLAND / N.Y. / Sept. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. / 1905". In small print at bottom: "ED. M. LESTER, / ARTIST." Cover has B&W illustrations of a dog, a horse, a cow, and produce. The pages of the program include listings of members of the various departments of the fair; the General Programme of the Fair, listing the main events each day; Prize List for the First Annual Horse Show; Musical Program for the Schaefer Military Band; descriptions of events including bicycle races, automobile race, and baseball games; Prize List for Dog and Cat Show; the Women's Work department; and more.
(Keywords: New York)
Earliest Date 1905
Latest Date 1905
Material Paper
Subjects Fairs
Animal shows
Horse racing
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Cary, Clarence
Wanty, Joseph
Dobler, Julius
Catalog Number X12.0052
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