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The great State Fair of Texas

an illustrated history

by Nancy Wiley

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Published by Taylor Pub. Co. in Dallas, Tex .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNancy Wiley ; foreword by A.C. Greene
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS555.T42 D359 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2536552M
ISBN 100878334653
LC Control Number85017391

  Texas Lunar Festival. The Chinese New Year is a hugely important annual landmark and thanks to the state’s vast Asian population, Texas is a great place to be when it comes around. Each year thousands of people from across Texas descend on Houston to celebrate the Asian Lunar New Year.   For more of our State Fair coverage, including some great photos by the intrepid Jason Janik, go here. A map of the fairgrounds, which you should click to see in Author: Alex Macon.   The State Fair of Texas, which takes place for three weeks during September and October each year in Dallas’ Fair Park, ended this past weekend. The event attracts a huge number of visitors and has an economic impact in Dallas of about $ million .


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