A Celebration of Excellence: The History of the Western Fair Association
SANMIYA, Inge V.
Intro by Gary McRae. Topics include: early Canadian fairs; move of the fair to Queen's Park in 1887; progress and the fair; defining "Women's place" and "Men's place" on the fairgrounds; competitions and value of prizes; The Great War 1914-1918; Warriors' Day; rebuilding the fair 1948-1960; the challenge of change; etc. Appendix lists Western Fair Association presidents, a time line and milestones, etc. Indexed.
- Publisher: The Western Fair Association
- Edition: First Edition
- Date Published: 2000
- Place Published: London, Ontario
- ISBN: 0968767508
- Condition: Fine
- Signed: Yes
- Dust Jacket: Yes
- Jacket Condition: Very good +
viii, 152 p. 29 cm. Beautifully illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. Faux burgundy leatherette in dustjacket. Light edge wear and small mark on front.