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Photographs from the recently donated Carl Bernard Gilbertson Collection feature images from Law Sneak Day 1914 and descriptions from the May 12, 1914 Volante tell their story.

Parade

Law Sneak Day parade

Law Sneak Day parade

"The piece de resistance of the whole "shooterbang," however, was Dean "Mac's" Jersey cow, decked in gorgeous ribbons, led by "Honest Abe" Seeley. Directly behind, McCay, clad in Miss Findall's kimono, dragged Marshall Davis' little hand cart, loaded with B. S."

“The piece de resistance of the whole “shooterbang,” however, was Dean “Mac’s” Jersey cow, decked in gorgeous ribbons, led by “Honest Abe” Seeley. Directly behind, McCay, clad in Miss Findall’s kimono, dragged Marshall Davis’ little hand cart, loaded with B. S.”

Program

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Picnic

"The feed prepared by "Big" and "Doc" had any previous occasion skinned a mile. Half a hog was needed to feed the multitude, Grigsby divided it with the carving knife. "Doc" Cooley, sporting a "weenie" behind his ear, buttered the buns, while the immortal "Puggs," placing the grains in a cast off sock, made coffee superior to the ambrosia of Mt. Olympus. All ate to "sufficiency."

“The feed prepared by “Big” and “Doc” had any previous occasion skinned a mile. Half a hog was needed to feed the multitude, Grigsby divided it with the carving knife. “Doc” Cooley, sporting a “weenie” behind his ear, buttered the buns, while the immortal “Puggs,” placing the grains in a cast off sock, made coffee superior to the ambrosia of Mt. Olympus. All ate to “sufficiency.”

 

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