62nd Labor Day Celebration
September 5 – September 6, 1948
Boonville Fairgrounds, Boonville, IN
Sunday – September 5, 1948
2:30 PM
Sacred Service
Speaker The Rev. Onis Chapman, pastor of the General Baptist church of Oakland City Ind.
Singers (1) The Boonville High School Singettes, under the direction of Lee O. Zeig, Superintendent of schools;
(2) Joan Blackford and Joan Schmidt of Lynnville, Ind.
(3) The Luttrell Trio of Petersburg, Ind.
(4) The Norlog Quartet of Lynnville, Ind.
Committee Roscoe McKinney
A.L. Thompson
Elza Blackford
8:00 PM Big Amateur Show 12 Big Acts
Committee Oscar Tyring
Milton Board
Charles Powers
Monday – September 6, 1948
10:00 AM
The Big Parade Master of Ceremonies – R. L. Turley
National Anthem Mrs. Thelma Simon
10:45 AM
Address by Hon O. G. Rudolph, Mayor of Boonville
11:00 AM
Barber Shop Quartet of Evansville
11:30 AM
Address by George Harvey, Farm Bureau
1:00 PM
Band Concert
1:30 PM
Address by A. V. Burch, Ind. State Auditor
2:30 PM
Free Act
2:45 PM
Address by William J. Sneed, International Board Rep, UMWA
3:30 PM
Free Act
4:00 PM
Horse Show – 5 Ring – 5 Gaited Professionals
– 3 Gaited Professionals
– Western Class
– Western Parade Class
– Pony Class
7:00 PM
Band Concert
7:45 PM
Address by Louis Austin, District 11 UMWA
8:15 PM
Free Act
A new automobile is to be awarded immediately following the free acts Monday night. Music for the Celebration will be provided by the Boonville, Oakland City and Princeton, Indiana High School bands & a Boonville string band.
The entertainment will include the Kay Kaiser’s Revue of eight acts.
Blue Grass State Shows will be the principal midway attraction, along with many concessions and other features.
Free admission to the fairgrounds, free parking and plenty of ice water will be available.
Sponsored by The Labor Day Association


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