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Iowa State Fair Videos Tagged "history"

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Fair Flashback: Spectacles | Iowa State Fair 2014

(Aug 11, 2014)
Fair Flashback: Spectacles | Iowa State Fair 2014
Covering the Iowa State Fair for over four decades has allowed our cameras to capture some pretty incredible stuff. IPTV’s Dean Borg scoured the archives to find some gems. 02:36 Read More »

Wartime Fair History | Iowa State Fair 2013

(Aug 16, 2013)
Wartime Fair History | Iowa State Fair 2013
Learn some interesting historical facts about the Iowa State Fair during wartime. 05:26 Read More »

Photos of the Iowa State Fair 2013

(Aug 15, 2013)
Photos of the Iowa State Fair 2013
Take a look at some photos that capture the memories and traditions of the fair. 03:47 Read More »

Head-On Joe - Iowa State Fair 2011

(Aug 22, 2011)
Head-On Joe - Iowa State Fair 2011
Discover the backstory of one of the fair's most memorable events. 04:21 Read More »

Thomas McCargar: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011

(Aug 19, 2011)
Thomas McCargar: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011
Bill Riley Jr. catches up with favorite Talent Search contestants of the past. 01:22 Read More »

Zach Villa: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011

(Aug 18, 2011)
Zach Villa: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011
Bill Riley Jr. catches up with favorite Talent Search contestants of the past. 01:16 Read More »

Simon Estes: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011

(Aug 17, 2011)
Simon Estes: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011
Bill Riley Jr. catches up with favorite Talent Search contestants of the past. 00:59 Read More »

The Surber Sisters: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011

(Aug 16, 2011)
The Surber Sisters: Where Are They Now? - Iowa State Fair 2011
Bill Riley Jr. catches up with favorite Talent Search contestants of the past. 01:13 Read More »

The Butter Cow's 100th Anniversary - Iowa State Fair 2011

(Aug 16, 2011)
The Butter Cow's 100th Anniversary - Iowa State Fair 2011
This year celebrates the Butter Cow's 100th anniversary at the Iowa State Fair. 05:08 Read More »

1974 Iowa State Fair Talent Search

(Aug 21, 2010)
1974 Iowa State Fair Talent Search
This vintage Iowa Public Television clip shows acrobatics, ballet, and a baton thrower using flaming batons! 01:10 Read More »

1972 Fair Queen Interview

(Aug 21, 2010)
1972 Fair Queen Interview
Dianne Sue Anderson, from Mills County, is interviewed by Bill Riley immediately after being crowned for her reign as 1972 Iowa State Fair Queen. This short excerpt is all that remains in the Iowa Public Television archives. 00:15 Read More »

1980 Iowa State Fair Musical Montage

(Aug 13, 2010)
1980 Iowa State Fair Musical Montage
In 1980, the Iowa State Fair coverage at Iowa Public Television started with a musical montage that included highlights from 1979 and previous fairs. Here's a look. 01:36 Read More »

1974 Butter Cow Story with Duffy Lyon

(Aug 12, 2010)
1974 Butter Cow Story with Duffy Lyon
Duffy Lyon (Mrs. Norma) is shown creating the 1974 State Fair butter cow in this vintage video from the Iowa Public Television library. Del Monaco of KIOA is the interviewer. 04:17 Read More »

1974 IPBN (IPTV) Behind the Scenes at the Iowa State Fair

(Aug 11, 2010)
1974 IPBN (IPTV) Behind the Scenes at the Iowa State Fair
In this 1974 vintage clip, Skip Nelson interviews producer Sara Frasher about how Iowa Public Television [then IPBN] produces Iowa State Fair coverage. The mobile television unit rolls down the grand concourse as Skip and Sara ride ahead on a... 03:52 Read More »

1971 Fair Queen Interview

(Aug 6, 2010)
1971 Fair Queen Interview
Carleen Johnson of Elsworth, the Hamilton County Queen who was crowned 1971 Iowa State Fair Queen is interviewed, with her chaperone Jolene, and Bill Riley standing nearby. Walt Reno, then of KRNT radio and television, Des Moines, is the interviewer. 01:32 Read More »

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