Tim Kiser

Tim Kiser

Posted on 10/01/2015


Photo taken on May  6, 2015



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I interviewed a carny and asked her to talk about what was happening here and she said "Well, we're gettin' all our balls hung up to get ready to give to the ringtossers."

I interviewed a carny and asked her to talk about what was happening here and she said "Well, we're gettin' all our balls hung up to get ready to give to the ringtossers."
"Ringtossers at bottles. The ones that get a ring around a bottle, we'll give a ball to," she clarified. "They have to pay if they want to toss the rings. It costs $5 for twelve tries."

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In downtown Parsons, West Virginia, on May 6th, 2015, on Walnut Street north of 2nd Street, during setup for the "Parsons Volunteer Fire Department Homecoming Fair" by Gambill Amusements of Steubenville, Ohio.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
GV1835.5 Carnivals—United States—Pictorial works.
GV1835.2 Carnivals games—Pictorial works.
GV749.B34 Balls (Sporting goods)—Pictorial works.
TS1860 Tents—Pictorial works.
F249.P27 Parsons (W. Va.)—Pictorial works.

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