Pioneer Day Grudge Match Special Attraction Show

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Title Pioneer Day Grudge Match Special Attraction Show
Identifier VE3090
Subject Pioneer Day; Celebration; Special Attraction Show; Oloaf the Great Dane; Court Anderson; Egore the Mad Swede; Ben Johnson; County Sheriff; Paddie Wagon
Spatial Coverage Vernal (Utah)
Description During the Pioneer Day celebrations there was held a special attraction show. Oloaf the Great Dane (played by Court Anderson) and Egore the Mad Swede (played by Ben Johnson) participated in a chain saw grudge match duel against one another. The location was the courthouse grounds tennis court. Afterward they participated in a pie throwing contest aimed at each other's faces. The county sheriff arrested the pair for disturbing the peace and drove them off in the Paddie Wagon. Art Schaefermeyer was the match maker.
Donor Vernal Express
Source Collection Vernal Express
Publisher Digital Uintah County Regional History Center
Date 1974-08-01
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Owning Institution Uintah County Regional History Center
Language eng
Rights Digital Image, Copyright 2021 Uintah County Regional History Center
Archival Resolution 4563 x 3077 pixels, 800 dpi
Low Resolution 800 x 600 pixels
Bit Depth 8
Scanning Device Epson Perfection 4870 Photo
Scanning Technician Marety Hill
Metadata Cataloger Marety Hill
ARK ark:/87278/s6dk1f0v
Setname ucl_vep
Date Created 2021-05-24
Date Modified 2021-05-24
ID 1697463
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6dk1f0v
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