[News Script: Award] Part: 1 of 4
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KIDS AT FAIR
The cloudy sky above Big Tex fails to dampen the spirit
of more than 150 thousand youngsters at the State Fair
of Texas. This is THEIR DAY, and they intend to make the
most of it. The attendance farmers at the fair sowed more
than 165 thousand free admission tickets at elementary,
privates and parochial schools in Dallas County. The
result is a fine harvest ;ungsters, eager to
sample the delights of the midway and concession stands,
One of the more popular forms of transportation is the
roller coaster. For the 36th straight years the Dallas
Transit Company provided transportation to and from the
There SB a small army of mothers along, fighting a losing
battle against cotton candy, soft drinks, corny dogs and
peanuts, all of whieh taste good going down, but....well,
never minds The spending money seems equally divided
between the amusement rides and concession stands,
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Award], item, October 12, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc958926/m1/1/: accessed January 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.