Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

County Fair Records


Series documents the preparation and organization of the county fair by the county fair board (including any predecessor group) and other county officials. Records include fair board minutes, reports, and annual premium lists and publications. Minutes and reports include information pertaining to county fair employment, budgets, sponsorship, capital improvements to fairgrounds, and event scheduling throughout the year. Annual premium lists and/or publications may include county fair history, names of fair officers, general fair rules and regulations, event schedules, exhibit lists, and photographs.

Records at the Wasco County Fair Office:
[Fair Board Minutes-Wasco County], 1949-1981 (1 volume); 1981-1988 (1 volume);
Fair Board Minutes [Wasco County-title varies], 1993-1994 (3 binders); 2000-present (.20 cu.ft.);
Minutes [Wasco County Fair], 2010-present (1 binder);
Premium List [Wasco County Fair], 1968-1985 (18 volumes);
Wasco County Fair Board Minute Book, 1989-1992 (1 binder);
Wasco County Fair Board Minutes, 1997-2008 (1 binder);
Wasco County Fair Guide [printed from county Web site], 2009-present (.20 cu.ft.);
Wasco County Fair Guide [title varies], 1990-1992 (3 volumes); 1994-2008 (15 volumes).

Records at the Wasco County Fairgrounds, Open Class/Historical Building, Display:
Free Official Program [Wasco County Fair], 1929 (.05 cu.ft.);
Premium List [Wasco County-title varies], 1947-1988 (41 volumes);
Wasco County Fair Guide [title varies-with gaps], 1990-2007 (18 volumes and binders).


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