1908: Story County Fair/Halloween celebration

The I.S.C. Student, “Story County Fair” from 26 Oct 1908

Story County Fair, Oct. 31

I. “Quarter please“

II. Stunts

III. Witches Campfire

We Won’t Go Home til Morning

Pie

Everyone Come. We Want You

Cave of the Winds

The Story County Fair took place in the fall and the celebration was coming to the Iowa State campus in 1908 with an event at the YWCA space in Margaret Hall, a women’s dormitory that stood where LeBaron Hall is today, on Halloween day. From the illustration by student George Wagner, the 7 p.m. event cost a quarter and featured various events and pie, keeping in the fall spirit and a little bit of the Halloween spirit.

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