Memory bank: A circus and parade

Pictured are the Kid Circus and Pet Parade participants during the 1929 Indiana State Fair. Homer G. Keesler of New Ross was the winner that year. He is seated in a wagon at the center with his dog Bob and a large trophy. Today’s fair no longer includes a kid circus or a pet parade, but dogs are still part of the fun. This year, the Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show—a team of trainers and their adopted dogs performing stunts—has been a feature. The state fair runs through Sunday. 

Sources: Indiana Historical Society, Indiana State Fair 

Credit: This image is courtesy of the Indiana Historical Society. More images are available at images.indianahistory.org. 

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