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Cow Chip Tossing Contest


A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.


Image ID: 2060

Creation Date: 1980-09 

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Prairie du Sac

County: Sauk

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Classified File

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: CF 9205

Original Dimensions: unknown


This image is one of many photographs, held in various collections, that document recreation and leisure activities in Wisconsin.



Clothing and dress





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