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  • Subject (Images): Amusement rides
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    • Rocky Mount Fair

    • 1968-09-16
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows 3 contact sheet photos of 1968 Rocky Mount Fair. Pictures are of fairgoers at a game booth and night views of the ferris wheel.
    • Masonic Picnic - Sadie Seats

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    • Davie County Public Library
    • Sadie Seats arrives at the Picnic in a 1920 Ford owned by Jerry Anderson and driven by Bob Powell. Mrs. Seats first traveled to the picnic in a horse-drawn wagon. Her nephew, county historian James Wall, reports, "Aunt Sadie attended in 1903 as a...
    • Masonic Picnic Midway c. 1970

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    • Davie County Public Library
    • A view of the midway from atop the Ferris wheel overlooks the picnic grounds. Corinthian Masonic Lodge Number Seventeen, the oldest fraternal organization for black men in Mocksville, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1974. The Lodge sponsors the...
    • Masonic Picnic Midway 1939

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    • Davie County Public Library
    • The Ferris wheel features prominently on the midway each year, with the merry-go-round behind it. (Courtesy of Forsyth County Public Library Photo Collection.)
    • Masonic Picnic

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    • Davie County Public Library
    • The Masonic Picnic, held in Mocksville since 1883, benefits the Masonic Orphanage of Oxford. For many years speakers and orphans sat on a small wooden platform. The crowd sat on benches without backs and no roof existed, only the branches of oak...

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