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Object Name Postcard
Date September 1910
Description Postcard with color illustration of a pig laughing; caption above pig: "One of Our Porkers". Printed below pig: "The INTERBOROUGH FAIR / LABOR DAY WEEK / Each Year". Printed at right: "Remember the Dates of the / Interborough Fair / Labor Day Week, September 5-10, 1910 / An up-to-date Fair, embodying all / the features of the old fashioned / County Fairs. The only one of its / kind in New York City. / Trotting, Running and Pacing Races / daily. Horse, Dog and Poultry Shows. / Cattle, Farm, Garden, Fruit and / Flower Exhibits. Machinery Hall / filled with the latest moving demon- / strations. The Main Building contain- / ing Women's Work, Fine Art, Photo- / graphy. Educational Exhibits from / Public Schools. Daily open air free / attractions. Cash, Ribbon and Medal / Award Premiums offered in all the / departments. / Consult premium list, which will be sent on / request to A.C. Nellis, Secretary, Richmond / Borough (Staten Island), New York, N.Y." Reverse side is printed as a postcard for mailing. Printed inscription on reverse along left edge: "No. 3005 -- Made in Norwalk, O., by The Fair Pub. House."
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1910
Maker Fair Publishing House
Material Paper
Subjects Advertising cards
Animal shows
Horse racing
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X12.0047
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2012.
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