Iowa Picnic (Long Beach), 1952
Supplementary material reads: "Chernus -- Long Beach. Captions. Iowa Picnic. 1-- Shows Benton Ballou, 88, of Ontario, who registered for his 50th Iowa Society Picnic. He is from Clayton county and the last of a group of 40 who started attending picnics to survive, he said. 2-- Shows L./R. Swaping [sic] yarns, S.L. McGregor, 72, of Grinnell, Iowa, now of Long Beach, who is attending his 30th picnic, and R.L. Ward, 65, of Koosuth County, Iowa, attending his first picnic. 3 & 4-- Shows Mrs. Elsa Butler, 72, of 1021 Sanborn St., Long Beach formerlly [sic] from Green County, Iowa, eats pie and hot dog. This is her 26th Iowa picnic. 5/6/7-- Shows L./R. Women wearing paper hats and eating, Mrs. Minnie Cunningham, 76, of 1064 Cedar st., formerlly[sic] from Goldfield Iowa, eat picnic lunch at Recreation Park. 8-- Lonliest[sic] man at picnic, or who claimed he is, is bearded Charles Cooke, 78, of 537 Cypress ave., Pasadena, who left Keokuk county, Iowa, in 1901 doesn't find any friends. 9/10-- Shows Charles M. Sharp, 71, of 1051 Obispo st., Long Beach, formerlly[sic] of Wayne County, Iowa, tells tales of old Iowa to wide-eyed Richard Voyce, 3, who sucks on ice confection. 11-- Shows Former Iowans registering under Montgomery County".