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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 October

50th Annual Danville, Va., Fair

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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At the 50th annual Danville, Va., fair, two men examine an old Nissen wagon made by State Senator Landon R. Wyatt. The men also inspect the WSLS-TV booth in the commercial building of the fair. A new ride from Germany called the Rotor is introduced to the fair, children drive kiddie cars, and the WDVA radio station broadcast takes place in a 20-foot tall booth. Footage includes broad view of fairgrounds.
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