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[The barker at the fair]

[The barker at the fair]

Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. LeBlanc, no. 61.

[Couple at fair looking at a clown and a bell ringer]

[Couple at fair looking at a clown and a bell ringer]

Illus. from: The Costume of Great Britain / W.H. Pyne. London: William Miller, 1808, no. 10.

Hobby-horse fair &cc / I. R. Cruikshank, inv. & fecit.

Hobby-horse fair &cc / I. R. Cruikshank, inv. & fecit.

Print shows men and women riding bicycles and tricycles to a fair. Title from item. Not found in British Museum Catalogue (BMC). Library of Congress copy is hand-colored. Most images available on microfilm, "Br... More

Kermesse au jardin des plantes (8 septembre) / A. J. Lallemand, sculpt.

Kermesse au jardin des plantes (8 septembre) / A. J. Lallemand, sculpt...

Print shows a woman in the basket of an inflated balloon on the ground at right ready for ascent and a crowd in the foreground gathered to celebrate a September fair in the Royal Gardens, Paris, France. Title f... More

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen delt. ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co.

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, ho...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... More

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. Lith press Phil.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, hor...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... More

View of the grounds & structures of the United States Agricultural Society, at its third exhibition in Boston 1855 R.L. Hinsdale, del.; ambrotyped by T.W. Hartshorn Reading

View of the grounds & structures of the United States Agricultural Soc...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Title from item. "L.H. Bradford & Co's Lith." printed on front. Detached from the Journal of the United States Agricultural Society for 1855. Associ... More

View of the grounds & structures of the United States Agricultural Society, at its third exhibition in Boston 1855 R.L. Hinsdale del. ; ambrotyped by T.W. Hartshorn, Reading ; L.H. Bradford & Co's. lith

View of the grounds & structures of the United States Agricultural Soc...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the fairgrounds at the United States Agricultural Society exhibition in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1855, showing large tents at center with many spectators milling about the grou... More

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Pa. ; J. Queen del.

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / ...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of fairgrounds with a steamboat "Osceola" on the river in the foreground. Includes seven vignettes showing livestock, agricultrual machinery, and, at top center, two female figures... More

This diploma is awarded by the Sussex County Agricultural Society Js. Queen delt. ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Son Philada

This diploma is awarded by the Sussex County Agricultural Society Js. ...

Print shows a large diploma to be awarded by the Sussex County Agricultural Society encircled by vignettes of scenes from farm and country life, as well as examples of agricultural produce, livestock, and agric... More

This diploma was awarded by the Luzerne County Agricultural Society at their blank annual fair P.S. Duval & Son's lith. Philada

This diploma was awarded by the Luzerne County Agricultural Society at...

Print shows rural views of a farm, farmers, and livestock, also arrangements of farm produce, and a farmer driving a horse-drawn reaper, and a railroad at a factory or processing plant. Title from item. Caption... More

Diploma awarded by the Lebanon County Agricultural and Horticultural Society / James Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Philada.

Diploma awarded by the Lebanon County Agricultural and Horticultural S...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides and bottom showing farm animals (horses, sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, cows, and a turkey), a man standing behind a plow drawn by two horses, the interior o... More

Diploma awarded by the Washington County Agricultural and Horticultural Society / James Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Phila.

Diploma awarded by the Washington County Agricultural and Horticultura...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides and bottom showing farm animals (horses, sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, cows, and a turkey), a man standing behind a plow drawn by two horses, the interior o... More

This diploma was awarded by the Warren County farmers, mechanics & manufacturers association to ... Js. Queen delt. ; lith of P.S. Duval & Son Phila

This diploma was awarded by the Warren County farmers, mechanics & man...

Print shows a large certificate to be awarded by the Warren County Farmers, Mechanics & Manufacturers Association to a participant "at their Annual Fair, held at Belvidere"; the diploma at center is surrounded ... More

Crowd of people and carriages gathered near buildings, possibly at a fair

Crowd of people and carriages gathered near buildings, possibly at a f...

No. 39. Title devised by Library staff. Sign reads "to the fair."

Diploma awarded by Farmers & Mechanics Institute of Northampton County Pa. / James Queen, del. ; from a photograph by Ruben Knecht, Easton, Pa. ; Duval & Co's. Lith. Philada.

Diploma awarded by Farmers & Mechanics Institute of Northampton County...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides and bottom showing farm animals (horses, sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, cows, and a turkey), a train on a trestle bridge departing from an industrial complex... More

Grand hall of the fair building, Fourteenth Street

Grand hall of the fair building, Fourteenth Street

Sales booths at the Metropolitan Fair, New York City.

West wing

West wing

Metropolitan Fair, New York, N.Y.

Ground plan of buildings of the great central sanitary fair, Logan Square, Philadelphia, June 1864

Ground plan of buildings of the great central sanitary fair, Logan Squ...

Print shows a plan for the facilities of the Great Central Sanitary Fair on the fairgrounds bordered by Race Street, Logan Street, Vine Street, and Eighteenth Street in Philadelphia. Title from item. (DLC/PP-19... More

Buildings of the Great Central Fair, in aid of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, Logan Square, Philadelphia, June 1864 / drawn from nature & on stone by James Queen ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son, Philad.

Buildings of the Great Central Fair, in aid of the U.S. Sanitary Commi...

Print shows a view from the northwest of the temporary buildings erected for the Great Central Fair in 1864 on Logan Square in Philadelphia, with the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral on the far side. The three-week ... More

Floral department of the great fair

Floral department of the great fair

People looking at flowers at the Metropolitan Fair, New York City. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 8 (1864 April 16), p. 241.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Iarmarochnyia postroiki

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Iarmarochnyia postroiki

Photograph shows bales of cotton in front of a long, low building. In the background, buildings for a trade fair. Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part... More

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Iarmarochnyia postroiki

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Iarmarochnyia postroiki

Photograph shows buildings errected for a trade fair. In the foreground is a Russian soldier on horseback amidst bales of cotton, and a scale for weighing the bales (right ide). Title from item. Illus. in: Turk... More

Diploma awarded to blank by the Doylestown Agricultural and Mechanics Institute ... James Queen ; P.S. Duval, Son & Co

Diploma awarded to blank by the Doylestown Agricultural and Mechanics ...

Print shows a large diploma to be awarded by the Doylestown Agricultural and Mechanics Institute with vignettes of scenes from farm and country life, as well as examples of agricultural produce across the top a... More

St. Louis fair grounds

St. Louis fair grounds

11770 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

St. Louis fair grounds / St. Louis Democrat Litho. & Print. Co. ; drawn by C.N. Dry.

St. Louis fair grounds / St. Louis Democrat Litho. & Print. Co. ; draw...

Print showing bird's-eye view of fairgrounds at the St. Louis fair. 11770 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1874, by Compton & Company, in the Office of t... More

St. Louis fair grounds, containing 83 acres

St. Louis fair grounds, containing 83 acres

9278 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2... More

Industrial exhibition, Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society

Industrial exhibition, Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society

17096 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

Photographer's note: at the Custer County fair, Broken Bow, Nebraska.

Photographer's note: at the Custer County fair, Broken Bow, Nebraska.

summary: Photographer's note: "Exhibit of the Delano Bros., Oconto, Nebraska" original size: 6x8

[Advertising poster showing two men in classical dress riding four-horse teams during race while spectators in grandstand watch; two vignettes show chariot racing and horse jumping]

[Advertising poster showing two men in classical dress riding four-hor...

No. 20. The United States Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Factories, Cincinnati, Ohio.

The floating bridge over the Oka, and "the fair" of Nijni-Novgorod, Russia

The floating bridge over the Oka, and "the fair" of Nijni-Novgorod, Ru...

37202 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

[African Americans at sheltered outdoor market or fair]

[African Americans at sheltered outdoor market or fair]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 258. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More

County fair, St. John Baptist Church of England, probably St. Clair Flats, Mich.

County fair, St. John Baptist Church of England, probably St. Clair Fl...

Title devised by cataloger. "110-T" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 500468. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Animal fair

Animal fair

Print shows men, women, and children at an animal fair; in the left foreground a woman and a man are looking at a horse in a stall, to the right are two children looking a sheep and goats in a pen, and behind t... More

The principal street in the fair, Nijni-Novgorod, Russia

The principal street in the fair, Nijni-Novgorod, Russia

H14103 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 4780.

Custer County Fair at Broken Bow,  Nebraska.

Custer County Fair at Broken Bow, Nebraska.

summary: Exhibit of cream separators manufactured by the Hygeia Creamery Co., Omaha, Nebraska original size: 6x8

County fair, tintype booth of Miss. F.B. Johnston, May 1903

County fair, tintype booth of Miss. F.B. Johnston, May 1903

Photograph shows photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston, with women and men outside a tent offering tintype portraits, at a county fair. Sign next to tent reads "Frances Benjamin Johnston, tintypes." Title from... More

The Midway, Central Maine Fair

The Midway, Central Maine Fair

Photograph shows crowded fair grounds with some attendees watching side show attractions on stage. Copyright 1905 by W. A. Judge. Title from item.

Farmers at the cattle fair, Killarney, Ireland

Farmers at the cattle fair, Killarney, Ireland

H57175 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by C.L. Wasson.

A Southern street fair, Vicksburg, Miss

A Southern street fair, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 3815" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 019406. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Twenty-five thousand people gathered at the state fair, Pueblo, Colo. / photographed and published by B.W. Kilburn.

Twenty-five thousand people gathered at the state fair, Pueblo, Colo. ...

H88419 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.W. Kilburn. No. 17013.

Fair grounds at Princeton, Ind., Sep. 5, 1907, 20,000 people on grounds

Fair grounds at Princeton, Ind., Sep. 5, 1907, 20,000 people on ground...

H104397 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; F. A. Miintzer; October 12, 1907. On front: "Copyrighted Sept. 25, 1907 by F. A. Miintzer, Photographer, Evansville, Ind."

"Main Buildings", Illinois State Fair Grounds

"Main Buildings", Illinois State Fair Grounds

H111515 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Victor Georg; June 5, 1908; DLC/PP-1908:43490. On front: "Cirkut Photo by Victor Georg."

Live Stock Parade, Phoenix Fair

Live Stock Parade, Phoenix Fair

H104719 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; California Panorama Co.; January 2, 1908. Copyright claimant's address: Los Angeles.

Gay's Mills Fair, Gay's Mills, Wisconsin

Gay's Mills Fair, Gay's Mills, Wisconsin

Photograph shows a large crowd on fair grounds where attendees gather under or near several tents and other structures that offer various forms of entertainment. Copyright 1908 by Frank Dickson. Title from item.

Fair ground, Phoenix, Ariz.

Fair ground, Phoenix, Ariz.

H104716 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; California Panorama Co.; January 2, 1908; DLC/PP-1908:43389.

Lake Co. (Ind.) Fairgrounds

Lake Co. (Ind.) Fairgrounds

H115677 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; William Vilmer; August 24, 1908; DLC/PP-1908:43550.

Conneaut Lake Fair

Conneaut Lake Fair

J132274 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; W. W. Wilt; September 24, 1909.

[Minnesota State Fair]

[Minnesota State Fair]

J132916 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; C. J. Hibbard; September 18, 1909. Title derived from copyright deposit records.

Exposition Park, Conneaut Lake, Pa.

Exposition Park, Conneaut Lake, Pa.

J131499 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; W. W. Wilt; September 9, 1909.

Grand stand and other buildings, Illinois State Fair Grounds

Grand stand and other buildings, Illinois State Fair Grounds

H125262 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Victor Georg; April 2, 1907. Section at right may be missing.

View on Illinois State Fair Grounds

View on Illinois State Fair Grounds

H125263 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Victor Georg; April 2, 1909.

Minnesota State Fair, 1909

Minnesota State Fair, 1909

J132915 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; C. J. Hibbard; September 18, 1909.

Pres. Taft at the State Fair, Detroit, Mich., Sept. 18, 1911

Pres. Taft at the State Fair, Detroit, Mich., Sept. 18, 1911

J161803 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; H. N. Nelson; October 1, 1911. Copyright claimant's address: 48 Adams Ave. W., Detroit, Mich.

Minnesota State Fair, September 9, 1911

Minnesota State Fair, September 9, 1911

Photograph shows automobiles lined up across a racetrack in front of a crowded grandstand at the Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, Minnesota. J160233 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; C. J. Hibbard; Septem... More

Stock Parade at S. Dak. State Fair, 1912

Stock Parade at S. Dak. State Fair, 1912

J173710 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; F. H. Camp; September 30, 1912. Copyright claimant's address: Huron, S.D.

Columbia Co. Fair, Portage, Wis.

Columbia Co. Fair, Portage, Wis.

Tents, racetrack, and spectators. J175013 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyright 1912 by H. Montgomery."

Tillamook County Fair, 1915, Tillamook, Ore.

Tillamook County Fair, 1915, Tillamook, Ore.

J206326 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Ward L. Mayer; September 8, 1915.

Part of the fair grounds

Part of the fair grounds

J221300 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyright 1916 by Samuel L. Rank."

Peter Strasse in Leipzig--a city famous for its great fairs, Germany

Peter Strasse in Leipzig--a city famous for its great fairs, Germany

Busy street scene in the commercial district of Leipzig. J244754 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 24440.

A 4 H family bringing in their exhibits (pig, sheep, poultry) to the annual 4 H Fair at Charleston, W. Va. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

A 4 H family bringing in their exhibits (pig, sheep, poultry) to the a...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5073. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 53. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

A "Demonstration team" composed of three prize-winning Cabell County girls. They are showing the visitors at the Fair how team work makes for efficiency in canning their farm products. State 4 H. Fair, Charleston, W. Va. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

A "Demonstration team" composed of three prize-winning Cabell County g...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5068. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 48. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Going to the 4 H Fair at Charleston. Location: Charleston vicinity, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Going to the 4 H Fair at Charleston. Location: Charleston vicinity, We...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5087. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 67. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Caesar Gang Group. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Caesar Gang Group. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis ...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5075. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 55. "Caesar Gang" is typed in all upper case on caption card. Credit line: Na... More

Some of the "Caesar Gang" boys demonstrating how to cull chickens to improve quality and quantity of product. Under direction of J. A. Wolfram County Agent, Webster Co. W. Va. State 4 H Fair, Charleston, W. Va. Oct. 13, 1921. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Some of the "Caesar Gang" boys demonstrating how to cull chickens to i...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5074. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 54. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Boys judging prize heifers at 4 H Club Fair at Charleston, W. Va. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Boys judging prize heifers at 4 H Club Fair at Charleston, W. Va. Loca...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5080. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 60. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Clementine Miller (and her parents) with her sheep exhibit at the 4 H Club Fair, Charleston, W. Va. Location: Charleston, West Virginia

Clementine Miller (and her parents) with her sheep exhibit at the 4 H ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5114. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 94. Credit line: National Child Labo... More

Caesar Gang Exhibit. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Caesar Gang Exhibit. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewi...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5076. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 56. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Charley Lawson, prize winner and delegate from Lewis County, to the 4 H State Fair at Charleston, W. Va., is talking over the good points of the prize heifer with one of the rural visitors. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo Lewis W. Hine

Charley Lawson, prize winner and delegate from Lewis County, to the 4 ...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5084. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 64. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Charlie Lawson, 18 year old member of 4 H Club, showing his Hereford Heifer (on which he won a prize at the county fair) and now competing for a university scholarship at the Annual 4 H Fair at Charleston, W. Va. Note the fancy halter. October 9, 21. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Charlie Lawson, 18 year old member of 4 H Club, showing his Hereford H...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5082. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 62. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Chester Burnside, 16 yr. old member of 4 H Club with his Prize Hereford Heifer. It won a prize for him at the county fair and now he has it up at the State 4 H. Fair, at Charleston. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Chester Burnside, 16 yr. old member of 4 H Club with his Prize Herefor...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5083. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 63. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

Showing how essential accurate measurements are. A "Demonstration team" composed of three prize-winning Cabell County girls. See Photo No. 48. Location: Charleston, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Showing how essential accurate measurements are. A "Demonstration team...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5069. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 49. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More

11 boys and 2 girls in Hillsboro are each taking a calf furnished by the County Farm Bureau on credit, - each agreeing to do the best to raise the calf and exhibit at the annual show. See Photo No. 90. Location: Pocahontas County--Hillsboro, West Virginia Photo by Lewis W. Hine

11 boys and 2 girls in Hillsboro are each taking a calf furnished by t...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Children in West Virginia. Hine no. 5111. Number typed in upper left corner of caption card: 91. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congre... More