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Steele's Amusements

Carnival Life on the Midway

Steele's Amusements( )
Author: Miller, Kenneth
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.99
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Four generations of Steeles dragged carnival rides, machinery, and unusual employees across the Midwest throughout the 1940's to the 1970's. They had created the archetypical traveling carnival with a combination of guts, fear, and entrepreneurial spirit. Their carnival started with a pony ride and developed into a corporation moving scores of trucks and employees to county fairs throughout the upper Midwest. The Steele family raised kids on the midway and produced lawyers, engineers,...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (Ia, Il, In, Ks, Mi, Mn, Mo, Nd, Ne, Oh, Sd, Wi)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds

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