1936 Labor Day Association History
Weather – Good
Attendance– 50,000
Sunlight Mine # 3437 of Boonville, IN won the Silver Loving Cup for best % attendance, they had 97 % in attendance from their mine.
Chief Parade Marshall was Henry J. Fritz
Boonville Municpal Band had 25 members and was led by Professor Arden W. Richards
Boonville Chamber of Commerce had a float and was pulled with a car borowed from Elma A. Leslie and driven by “Dude” Kelly of Boonville, IN. The design and construction was made up of Arlie Skelton-Chairman and members; Louis L. Roth & Harold Metz
Gooding’s Great Show will have 10 acts and 10 carnival rides and Sydney Belmont will also have vaudeville acts on the grounds
2 movie syndicates will have cameras at the Celebration–New Reel company and another company which will be taking shots for future feature pictures of the Celebration
1936 Parade Lineup
Color Guard
Chief Parade Marshall–Henry J. Fritz
Labor Day Association Officers;
President–Elmer Whitman
Vice President
Recording Secretary
Princeton Mayor–Gerald E. Hall
Princeton City Council members
Speaker Carriages;
Hassil Schenck
William Tracy
Miss Josephine Roche
Guy Crecelius
UMWA # 3437
Boonville Chamber of Commerce float
UMWA # 5179


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