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Ice Chipper Annual Hookeree Invitation | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Ice Chipper Annual Hookeree Invitation

Ice Chipper Annual Hookeree Invitation | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Two-fold, imprinted invitation in red ink on off-white card stock to the annual Ice Chipper event. Inside text on the left is a fantasy story by Sid of Herkimer the Perch of Lake Mendota (hatched near Picnic Point), who was out-competed for food and is offering himself up for the wake and meal. Text on the right are the poetic details for "The Fresh Air Hookeree," including date (January 29th) and time (9AM). It also lists attendees names and their humorous titles. The event was hosted by Jack Burke.
DESCRIPTION
Two-fold, imprinted invitation in red ink on off-white card stock to the annual Ice Chipper event. Inside text on the left is a fantasy story by Sid of Herkimer the Perch of Lake Mendota (hatched near Picnic Point), who was out-competed for food and is offering himself up for the wake and meal. Text on the right are the poetic details for "The Fresh Air Hookeree," including date (January 29th) and time (9AM). It also lists attendees names and their humorous titles. The event was hosted by Jack Burke.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:124601
Creation Date:date unknown 1955
Creator Name:Boyum, Sid
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Sid Boyum Collection
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6986 Box 5, Folder 3
Original Dimensions:8.75 x 5.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Ice Chippers were an ice fishing club of Gisholt Machine Company. For the inside text of this invitation, see Image ID: 124597.
SUBJECTS
Graphic arts
Tall tales in art
Clubs
Ephemera
Parties
Special days
Fishing

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