The Erie County Fair is a Western New York institution, in part because it brings together so many other Western New York institutions.
Following are ads from the fair 45 years ago, highlighting some of those institutions of the time.
(Feeling nostalgic about the fair? Check out a gallery of photos from the past 100-plus years of the county fair.)
At the Iroquois Beer Danceland tent: Big Steve, the Polka King and the Road
Fresh Kaufman’s rolls
"Meet the Millers," live from the fair every day on Channel 4