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1968 (circa): Butler County Fair #2

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Film Identifier: 2015-04-0002
Run Time
0h 3m 39s
Format
Super-8mm
Color
Color
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
circa 1968
Abstract
At the Butler County Fair, the camera focuses on a variety of goods to be sold for The Grange — a semi-religious fraternal organization most prevalent in agricultural communities. The footage portrays prized goods such as hand-crafted decor items, paintings and clothing.
Description
The footage begins by depicting an array of colorfully woven blankets and cloths. The camera continues to feature holiday decorations, handmande pillows, centerpieces, tapestries, and paintings.  A vendor can be seen showing off the blue award ribbon on her prized rug. The camera switches to show people examining all the neatly arranged goods.The film concludes with a man presenting a variety of sketches for sale.
Main Credits
Dockum, Robert R. (is filmmaker)
Genre
Family
Related Place
Ohio (represents)