Mid-Summer Roundup & Air Circus

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Salida’s Mid-Summer Roundup 4th of July Celebrations were held from 1927 until the Great Depression years.

The following postcard images are from the Hollis and Virginia Spencer Collection.

sidney denison

newt cottrell

dor heston


The following audio file is Wilmoth Everett’s oral history, which includes reminiscences of the Mid-Summer Roundup:


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The following Salida Mail articles detail the Roundups:

1927 Mid-Summer Roundup

1928 Mid-Summer Roundup

1929 Air Circus

1930 Mid-Summer RoundupĀ  — 1930 was a combination of Mid-Summer Roundup at Whitehorn, the State’s Firemen’s Convention, and Air Circus.

1932 Mid-Summer Roundup

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