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INTERIOR OF AGRICULTURE HALL AT BILL KING'S FAIR
Garden plants and decorations are on display around a fountain.

Order No. BR0063

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  Address: Minnehaha Ave at 38th Ave S Mpls MN
View: Interior
Format: neg
Year: circa 1879 1880
Decade: 1870s 1880s
Name(s):  King, William S.
Subject(s):  Agriculture Hall (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Bill Kings Fair
Fairgrounds Buildings
Fairs
Fountains
Garden Ornaments and Furniture
Ornamental Plants


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CROWDS AT THE 20-MILE 'WOMENS RACE' AT BILL KING'S FAIR
Race would seem to be a horse race with women jockeys, though this is not positive.

Order No. BR0156

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  Neighborhood: Longfellow
Address: Minnehaha Ave near 30th Ave S Mpls MN
View: Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: 1880
Decade: 1870s 1880s
Name(s):  King, William (Col)
Subject(s):  Bill Kings Fair
Carriages
Fairgrounds Buildings
Hats
Horse Racing (?)
Racetracks
Racing


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RACETRACK CROWD AT BILL KING'S FAIR
Taken from inside the track looking toward the grandstand.

Order No. BR0919

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  Neighborhood: Longfellow
Address: Minnehaha Ave near 38th Ave S Mpls MN
View: Cityscape
Format: neg
Decade: 1870s 1880s 1890s
Name(s):  King, William (Col)
Subject(s):  Bill Kings Fair
Crowds
Draft Horses
Fairgrounds Buildings
Fences
Horse Racing
Racetracks


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A HOT AIR BALLOON AT BILL KING'S FAIR
Balloon is filled but still on the ground. Fair was during the Agricultural and Mechanical Association Exhibition.

Order No. BR0961

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  Neighborhood: Longfellow
Address: Minnehaha Ave at 38th Ave S Mpls MN
View: Still Life Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: circa 1878
Decade: 1870s
Name(s):  King, William (Col)
Subject(s):  Balloons (Aircraft)
Bill Kings Fair
Crowds
Fairgrounds Buildings
Fairs


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CROWDS AT BILL KING'S FAIR
Crowd is milling about behind the grandstand. Note streetlight at bottom right.

Order No. BR0963

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  Neighborhood: Longfellow
Address: Minnehaha Ave at 38th Ave S Mpls MN
View: Aerial Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: 1878
Decade: 1870s
Name(s):  King, William (Col)
Subject(s):  Bill Kings Fair
Crowds
Fairgrounds Buildings
Grandstands
Streetlights
Windmills


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FILLING A HOT AIR BALLOON AT BILL KING'S FAIR
Balloon is partially filled but still on the ground. Other baloons are on the ground waiting to be filled. Fair was during the Agricultural and Mechanical Association Exhibition.

Order No. M0569

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  Neighborhood: Longfellow
Address: Minnehaha Ave at 38th Ave S Mpls MN
View: Still Life Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: circa 1878
Decade: 1870s
Name(s):  King, William (Col)
Subject(s):  Balloons (Aircraft)
Bill Kings Fair
Crowds
Fairs
Grandstands

 

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