1950 Labor Day Association History
Weather – Good
Attendance – 10,000
Blue Grass State Shows were on the midway
The main speakers were Indiana 8th District Congressman-Winfield K. Denton and J. C. Lewis of Des Moines, Iowa of the UMWA International Office.
 
 
Parade Awards
1st place – over 100 members – UMWA # 3437
2nd place – under 100 members – UMWA # 7741
Loving cup – percentage attendance and display – UMWA # 7741
 
Best Union Float – 1st place – UMWA # 3437
Best Union Float – 2nd place – UMWA # 5584
Best Union Float – 3rd place – UMWA # 352
 
1st place Best Dressed Union – UMWA Local # 8542 Big Creek Mine
2nd place Best Dressed Union – UMWA Local # 352 Blackfoot Mine
3rd place Best Dressed Union – UMWA Local # 3437 Sunlight Mine
 
Business Floats – 1st place – Boonville Disabled American Veterans
Business Floats – 2nd place – The Model Department Store