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Guide to the Eau Claire County (Wis.). Extension Office: Fair Premium Books, 1896-1979

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Summary Information

Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Extension Office: Fair Premium Books

Inclusive Dates: 1896-1979

Creator: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Extension Office

Call Number: Eau Claire Series 115

Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.

Abstract: Premium books for agricultural fairs in northern counties and the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. The books list the date and locations of the fairs; the rules for the competitions, exhibitors, and judging; fair regulations; and fair officials. Also listed are the classes to be entered and the prizes. Advertisements for area businesses and fair events are often included. Of interest is a full-page advertisement for Gene Holter's Wild Animal Show to be held at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. It includes photographs and descriptions of the events.

Language: English

Arrangement of the Materials: Alphabetical by county and chronological thereunder. Listings in the contents list below with parentheses after the first year noted, indicate that the book was originally published for the first year and then changes were made to the same copy to update it for the subsequent year.

Administrative/Restriction Information

Processing Information: Processed by Sarah Roberts, 2001.

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Eau Claire County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Sawyer County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Buffalo County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Juneau County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Taylor County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Clark County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Jackson County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Rusk County
  • Agricultural exhibitions—Wisconsin—Price County
  • Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Contents List

Box 1 Buffalo County, 1908, 1926(27), 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1931(32), 1932, 1933(34), 1934(35), 1956(57), 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970
Box 1 Chippewa County, 1898
Clark County
Box 1 1896, 1900, 1907, 1908, 1926(27), 1927, 1928, 1928(29), 1929, 1931(32), 1933, 1934, 1935, 1956(57), 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962
Box 2 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970
Box 2 Eau Claire County, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1908, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929
Box 2 Eau Claire County 4H Fair, 1935, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970
Box 2 Eau Claire County Junior Fair Report, 1979
Box 2 Eau Claire (City) Agricultural Street Fair and Carnival, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1908, 1913
Box 2 Jackson County, 1931, 1933, 1934
Box 2 Juneau County, 1970
Northern Wisconsin State Fair
Box 3 1897, 1900, 1907, 1908, 1927, 1928 supplement to the published book, 1928(29), 1930(31), 1931, 1935, 1956(57), 1958, 1959,1960,1961,1962
Oversize
Folder
1963: Gene Holter's Wild Animal Show advertisement
Box 3 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970
Price County
Box 3 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931(32), 1932, 1932(33), 1934
Oversize
Folder
1935: Premium list as a newspaper page
Box 3 1956(57)
Box 4 1958(59), 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970
Rusk County
Box 4 1926 (pages), 1927, 1928, 1929, 1932(33), 1933, 1934, 1935
Box 4 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970
Sawyer County
Box 4 1927, 1928, 1933(34), 1934, 1956(57), 1958(59), 1959, 1960
Box 5 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970
Box 5 Taylor County, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931(32), 1932
Box 5 Taylor County Youth Fair, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1969

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