Skip to Content
HomeAbout this siteHelpSearch this site The Library of Congress
America's Story from America's LibraryMeet Amazing AmericansJump Back in TimeExplore the StatesJoin America at PlaySee, Hear and Sing
Join America at Play Come Celebrate
 
Winner at the Delta County Fair, Colorado, 1940.
Blue and red ribbon winner at the Delta County Fair, Colorado, 1940

Enlarge this image
County and State Fairs
Today, state and county fairs tend to have an agricultural flavor, where city folk can get a taste of country life and children who grow up in the country can show off their farming and craft skills. Boys and girls in rural areas often take part in 4-H Clubs, where they can try raising their own farm animals, vegetables, and flowers. Each year people enter into competitions with their animals and crafts in hopes of winning a blue ribbon for "best of show." What else is there at a fair?
Back page 2 of 3 Next



Library Of Congress | Legal Notices | Privacy | Site Map | Contact Us