Today in History–August 22–the Library of Congress features county and state fairs, many of which are held around this date. County and state fairs feature entertainment as well as showcase the agricultural industry and rural lifestyles. Learn more by reviewing the Today in History section, then click the links below to access primary sources & more.
County and State Fairs from America’s Library
A rube couple at a county fair 1904 film
Big state fair; Persian kitty song recording
Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring (State Fair) video