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Retro Maryland State Fair | PHOTOS

The Dickerson sisters holding their winning Guernseys at the State Fair. September 4, 1952.
(NOLAN/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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A look back at photos from the Maryland State Fair in Timonium.
(Lloyd Fox)
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Kids enjoy the rides at the State Fair on August 31, 1950.
Kids enjoy the rides at the State Fair on August 31, 1950. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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People gather to watch trapeze performers at the Timonium Fairgrounds on September 3, 1941.
People gather to watch trapeze performers at the Timonium Fairgrounds on September 3, 1941. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Pam Mowrey catches a mid-afternoon nap at Fair. September 6, 1971
Pam Mowrey catches a mid-afternoon nap at Fair. September 6, 1971 (Gardina/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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M.C. Whitney of Susquehanna, Pa. trims his sheep at the fair in Timonium. September 4, 1962
M.C. Whitney of Susquehanna, Pa. trims his sheep at the fair in Timonium. September 4, 1962 (McCardell/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Joy Sullivan with a 113-pound watermelon. August 26, 1980.
Joy Sullivan with a 113-pound watermelon. August 26, 1980. (DIPAOLA/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Animals have been part of the fair since the early days of the State Fair. September 10, 1939
Animals have been part of the fair since the early days of the State Fair. September 10, 1939 (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Shirley K.A. on the outside led the field around the clubhouse turn during the races at the Timonium Fairgrounds. August 28, 1974
Shirley K.A. on the outside led the field around the clubhouse turn during the races at the Timonium Fairgrounds. August 28, 1974 (SWAGGER/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Earl Weber, 11, a member of the 4-H club of Glen Arm, holds a 13" cucumber that he grew in his garden. September 3,1953
Earl Weber, 11, a member of the 4-H club of Glen Arm, holds a 13" cucumber that he grew in his garden. September 3,1953 (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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A young girl gets a ride on a cow at the State Fair in 1939.
A young girl gets a ride on a cow at the State Fair in 1939. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Bill Ecltols of Washington, Pa. the winner of the pulling event along with his horses, Nellie and Jack. He pulled almost 18 tons of weight 16'3". September 11, 1953
Bill Ecltols of Washington, Pa. the winner of the pulling event along with his horses, Nellie and Jack. He pulled almost 18 tons of weight 16'3". September 11, 1953 (MALASHUK/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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The Dickerson sisters holding their winning Guernseys at the State Fair. September 4, 1952.
The Dickerson sisters holding their winning Guernseys at the State Fair. September 4, 1952. (NOLAN/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Horse competitions at the State Fair. August 30, 1970
Horse competitions at the State Fair. August 30, 1970 (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Left to Right: Carol Ann Krastel, Linda Jean Hundt, Scharon Hundt, and Ronnie Krastel at the Timonium Fair. September 1, 1951
Left to Right: Carol Ann Krastel, Linda Jean Hundt, Scharon Hundt, and Ronnie Krastel at the Timonium Fair. September 1, 1951 (Klender/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Josh Bosley with his 1922 Willys Knight that he is cleaning for the antique car show at the Timonium State Fair. August 30, 1970
Josh Bosley with his 1922 Willys Knight that he is cleaning for the antique car show at the Timonium State Fair. August 30, 1970 (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Edward Manalis takes a nap at the Timonium State Fair in 1953.
Edward Manalis takes a nap at the Timonium State Fair in 1953. (DOHME/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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The Farm Queen is covered to protect her and others from the rain at the fair in 1953.
The Farm Queen is covered to protect her and others from the rain at the fair in 1953. (COCHRAN/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Brandon King of Boonsboro, Md. shows off his cows at the fair. August 30, 1950
Brandon King of Boonsboro, Md. shows off his cows at the fair. August 30, 1950 (Dunaway/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Swine judging for fitting and showmanship at the fair. August 31, 1951
Swine judging for fitting and showmanship at the fair. August 31, 1951 (Dunaway/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Margaret Matosha plays bingo while watching her granddaughter at the fair. September 10, 1953
Margaret Matosha plays bingo while watching her granddaughter at the fair. September 10, 1953 (RICHARD STACKS/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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L-R Charles Wilson of White Hall, Cleveland Brown of Parkton and Austin Armacost of Upperco, climb a tank at the Army-Air Force exhibit at the fair in 1951.
L-R Charles Wilson of White Hall, Cleveland Brown of Parkton and Austin Armacost of Upperco, climb a tank at the Army-Air Force exhibit at the fair in 1951. (KALITA/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Lou Kish with his dog Mitzi at the fair in 1932.
Lou Kish with his dog Mitzi at the fair in 1932. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Members of the Maryland 4-H Clubs pose for a picture in 1947.
Members of the Maryland 4-H Clubs pose for a picture in 1947. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Emily Geisbert of Montgomery County with her pig, Star Dust. Emily won 1st place for Grand Champion and 1st place for Jr. Showmanship. August 8, 1953
Emily Geisbert of Montgomery County with her pig, Star Dust. Emily won 1st place for Grand Champion and 1st place for Jr. Showmanship. August 8, 1953 (KLENDER/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Kelly Berkau,12, of Port Deposit during the jumping competition at the fair in Timonium. August 27, 1979
Kelly Berkau,12, of Port Deposit during the jumping competition at the fair in Timonium. August 27, 1979 (KIRSCHBAUM/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Phyllis Dillow of Upperco Baltimore County at the State Fair in 1955.
Phyllis Dillow of Upperco Baltimore County at the State Fair in 1955. (KLENDER/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Race fans packed the grandstand and infield to watch the first race of the day at the Timonium State Fair. September 2, 1941
Race fans packed the grandstand and infield to watch the first race of the day at the Timonium State Fair. September 2, 1941 (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Cars lined York Road to get into the State Fair in Timonium in 1953.
Cars lined York Road to get into the State Fair in Timonium in 1953. (McCardell/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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L-R Clifford Stiles, Carol Mills, Nathan Stiles, Charlotte Stiles and Howard Stiles show their animals in the sr. heifer judging in 1953.
L-R Clifford Stiles, Carol Mills, Nathan Stiles, Charlotte Stiles and Howard Stiles show their animals in the sr. heifer judging in 1953. (DIPAOLA/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Winners of the beauty contest at the Timonium State Fair in 1941.
Winners of the beauty contest at the Timonium State Fair in 1941. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Timonium State Fair in 1956.
Timonium State Fair in 1956. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Frank Downey at the State Fair in Timonium in 1962.
Frank Downey at the State Fair in Timonium in 1962. (GARRETT/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Timonium State Fair in 1952.
Timonium State Fair in 1952. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Becky Murphy, of Essex, watches as a sow feeds piglets at Maryland State Fair in Timonium. August 30, 1977
Becky Murphy, of Essex, watches as a sow feeds piglets at Maryland State Fair in Timonium. August 30, 1977 (DiPaola/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Anne Russell and Foster Maxwell get a good look at the fair from the top of the ferris wheel in 1938.
Anne Russell and Foster Maxwell get a good look at the fair from the top of the ferris wheel in 1938. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Patrons at the fair pitching coins at the Timonium State Fair in 1936.
Patrons at the fair pitching coins at the Timonium State Fair in 1936. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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John Heil and Virginia Gelsinger near the MD. State Fair sign in Timonium in 1953.
John Heil and Virginia Gelsinger near the MD. State Fair sign in Timonium in 1953. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Charles Ehrhardt has trouble leading his prize Holstein calf, General Royal Lady into the Cow Palace in 1980.
Charles Ehrhardt has trouble leading his prize Holstein calf, General Royal Lady into the Cow Palace in 1980. (KIRSCHBAUM/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Fans gather in the grandstand to watch the races at the fair in 1925.
Fans gather in the grandstand to watch the races at the fair in 1925. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Derek Williams, age 10, Liberty Elemetary School winner of a bike at the fair.
Derek Williams, age 10, Liberty Elemetary School winner of a bike at the fair. (Cook/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Rhonda Rollins tries to steady her horse at the State Fair in 1970.
Rhonda Rollins tries to steady her horse at the State Fair in 1970. (GARRETT/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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State Fair in 1936.
State Fair in 1936. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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A young child has a picture taken with a stuffed bear at the fair in 1939.
A young child has a picture taken with a stuffed bear at the fair in 1939. (Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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The Maryland State Fair in 1971.
The Maryland State Fair in 1971. (PEARSON/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Workers get the rides ready for the State Fair in 1981.
Workers get the rides ready for the State Fair in 1981. (PEARSON/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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Jamie Reeves,15, of Harford County, slept with his cattle overnight at the State Fair in 1979.
Jamie Reeves,15, of Harford County, slept with his cattle overnight at the State Fair in 1979. (GARRETT/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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L-R Barbara Smith and Lucille Snyder put preserved foods on the shelves for judging in 1951.
L-R Barbara Smith and Lucille Snyder put preserved foods on the shelves for judging in 1951. (KLENDER/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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L-R Marvin Mandel, Francis Burch, Louis Goldstein playing games at the State Fair in Timonium. August 30, 1973
L-R Marvin Mandel, Francis Burch, Louis Goldstein playing games at the State Fair in Timonium. August 30, 1973 (CHILDRESS/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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State fair in 1950.
State fair in 1950. (McCardell/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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State Fair in 1962.
State Fair in 1962. (ROBINSON/Check with Baltimore Sun Photo)
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