• Electrolux Gas Refrigerator

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    A exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand displays a single Elecrolux gas-powered refrigerator on a stand made to look like a large tree stump. Two statues of bears, one on eith…

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  • Memphis Retail Coal Merchants

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee offering promotional deals on coal, from the Memphis Retail Coal Merchants.

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  • Union Central Life Insurance

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee advertising the Union Central Life Insurance Company, based out of Cincinnatti, Ohio.

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  • J.T. Fargason Grocer Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand advertises J.T. Fargusun Grocer Co., which sells IGA and Fargo flour. They had a daily free cake drawing.

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  • Electrical Machine Exhibit

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The exhibit shows a 3 horse power generator engine, a table with storage battery, and a Western electric vaccum cleaner.

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  • United States Army Recruiting Station

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An United States Army recruiting station at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. There is one man in uniform handing out materials to a group of interested men. In the background there are c…

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  • Kraft Miracle Whip Salad Dressing

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1933 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand is an elaborate display advertising Kraft Miracle Whip Salad Dressing. There are also posters advertising a one-hour musical revi…

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  • Poultry Exhibit

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    A poultry exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It demonstrates a method for raising chicklets in trays.

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  • Cudahy Packing Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibition at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand advertises various canned meats packaged by the Cudahy Packing Company. Several signs explain how they are a "million dollar cotton…

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  • Auto Race

    An auto race at the Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee, circa 1917.

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  • Stewart-Warner

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It advertises the Stewart-Warner personal radio, "the new big thrill in radio."

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  • Hull Plumbing & Heating

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It shows a model bathroom complete with toiet, tub, and sink, by J.W. Hull Plumming.

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  • Shelby County Penal Farm

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit of the Shelby County Penal Farm at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It shows a stacked tower of canned products.

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  • Hull Plumbing & Heating

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It advertises the Kaustine Waterless Closet, an early version of a modern toilet.

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  • Electrolux Refrigerator

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand in this picture advertises a kerosene refrigerator called Electrolux. Next to the refrigerator is a crib with four baby dolls. A sign…

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  • Electrical Machines Exhibit

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • Fowler Electric Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The exhibit contains a miniature demonstration model for an "Attic Ventalation and Cooling System for Homes and Appartments." The sytem is being…

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  • J.E. Dilworth Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The exhibit displays an automatic coal burner called the Iron Fireman, made by J.E. Dilworth Co.

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  • Maxwell House Coffee

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee of Maxwell House Coffee. There is a large coffee maker and a sign advertising that it is a vacuum packed Vita Fresh product.

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  • Ferris Wheel

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    A ferris wheel at the Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee.

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