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Catalog Number 13161-9
Title Ribbon, Better Babies Contest, Nebraska State Fair, Third Premium
Object Name Ribbon, Prize
Description Cream colored ribbon with bust of baby in gold on center medallion. Four loop florette with two ribbons extending downward from the loops. The ribbons say "NEBRASKA STATE FAIR LINCOLN" and "THIRD PREMIUM 1940 TOWN GIRL 18 TO 27 Months"
Date 1940
Material satin rayon?
Made E.G. Staats & Co., Inc.
Place of Origin USA: Iowa, Mount Pleasant
Used USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Height (in) 12
Width (in) 4.75
People Bauer, Cynthia Sue (Noyes)
Event Nebraska State Fair
History Ribbon won by Cynthia Noyes at a Better Babies contest at the Nebraska State Fair in 1940. Cynthia was born January 13, 1939 to Clyde and Lucle Noyes of McCook. Clyde was an extension agent there.
Credit line Barbara Bruning, Lincoln, Nebraska
Collection Bruning, Barbara