Videos from the Glory Days of Cornhusking Contests


| 3/20/2012 11:16:00 AM


Tags: may 2012,

Cornhusking contests today don’t draw the tens of thousands of spectators who once attended the contests that Time magazine in 1936 proclaimed “... the fastest growing sporting spectacle in the world.

Below are some videos from the glory days of cornhusking contests.

A newsreel of the 1937 National Cornhusking Championship in Marshall, Missouri:

 

A newsreel of the 1938 National Cornhusking Championship in Dell Rapids, South Dakota:



 



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