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    • Grand Champion Berkshire Sow, 1957

    • Berkshire swine--Illinois State Fair; Swine--Illinois State Fair; Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 13 - Charles E. White, Watseka (Iroquois County), age 70, has been showing swine at fairs for 12 years, and today at the Illinois State Fair his Berkshire sow "Watseka Wanda" won for...
    • Cook of Tomorrow contest winner, 1957

    • Contests--Illinois State Fair; Cooking competition--Illinois State Fair; Domestic arts--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 14 - Two young ladies - one the cake and the other its baker - both replicas of each other pose as prize winners. Jane Kurtz, of R.R. #1, Delavan, holds "Oscar", the prize for the...
    • Longest pigtail contest winner, 1957

    • Contests--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill. - Aug. 8 - Ten-year-old Sheryl Ann Plate, fifth grade pupil of Astoria (Fulton County) proudly displays her thirty-two inch pigtails which were judged longest in the 1957 State Fair...
    • Cook of Today Grand Champion, 1957

    • Contests--Illinois State Fair; Cooking competition--Illinois State Fair; Domestic arts--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 13 - Miss Opal Hayes, of Franklin, proudly dispalys the Grand Champion ribbon which names her "Cook of Today". In front of her are some of her blue ribbon winning bakery goods. She...
    • Governors Cookie Jar contest winner, 1957

    • Contests--Illinois State Fair; Cooking competition--Illinois State Fair; Domestic arts--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 12 - What a treat Governor and Mrs. Stratton and their two daughters, Sandra and Debbie, will have when they taste Mrs. Walter M. Duewer's prize-winning cookies. Mrs. Duewer, 1512 E....
    • Governor William G. Stratton greets Howard Keel

    • Dignitaries--Illinois State Fair; Stratton, William G.; Keel, Howard, 1919-2004
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 9 - Governor William G. Stratton greets Howard Keel, motion picture star and singer, as he arrives at Springfield Airport. Left to right, Mrs. William G. Stratton, Mr. Keel, and...
    • Mrs. Margaret Phares inspecting cane collection

    • Hobbies--Illinois State Fair; Collections--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill. Aug. 10- The Hobby Show at the Illinois State Fair is drawing thousands of people daily who spend hours inspecting the many interesting displays. Nearly 800 collections in 154 classes are...

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