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1924 third annual fair and premium list of New Colored Shelby County Fair Association, Inc.

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Held Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, September 3, 4 & 5, 1924. At the Shelby County A. & M. Association Fair Grounds near Shelbyville, Ky. Shelbyville, Ky.: Shelby News Press, 1924. Publication available at the Filson Historical Society Library (in the Rare Pamphlet Collection, RB Pamphlet 394.2 N532 1924), in Louisville, KY. An earlier Colored Fair was held in Shelbyville in 1900, the Southern Railroad offered route services to the fair for low rates. See "Low rates via Southern Railroad" in the Mt. Sterling Advocate, 08/28/1900, p.1.

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