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Oregon State Fair Historic Photographs
 
Livestock being shown at Fair
Livestock awaiting judge's decision
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Produce at the State Fair
Produce at the State Fair
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Fair flower garden, 1917
Early Fairgrounds Flower Garden Photo, c 1917
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Main entrance of Fair, 1900s
Main entrance at fairground in early 1900's
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Caterpillar exhibit, 1915
The Caterpillar exhibit at the State Fair, 1915
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Leo George Spitzbart
Leo George Spitzbart, Oregon State Fair Manager 1935 to 1957
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Early Fair display
Early Fair display of produce
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Display of produce

Display of produce. The displays often represented the bounty of a region of the State or a grange
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Display of pumpkins
Display of large pumpkins and squash
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Stock parade, 1911
State Fair Stock Parade, 1911
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Grain display
Various types of grain from Linn County displayed in patterns
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Early sourvenir from 1871 Fair
Early souvenir from 1871 Fair
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Fruit diplay at Fair
Fruit displayed for competition at the Fair
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Display of produce
Display of produce at the Fair
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Display of produce
Display of produce
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1862 photo of  people and buildings at the Fair
State Fair, a row of people with buildings in background, 1862
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Camping at the Fair

Camping at the Fair
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Camping at the Fair
Camping at the Fair
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Bibliography:
Historic postcard collections "Salem in the past" by Barrick Funderal Home, 1972

Trover photos courtesy of Oregon State Library collection which show produce on display
 
 
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