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Genesee Valley Trappers Association members Albert Baker, Chuck O'Grady, Richard Deuel, and Lee Secrest at the 1964/1965 Worlds Fair in New York City, Ontario County week. The display was set up and maned by those shown and Louie Ward, who provided most of the furs, taxidermy and the transportation to NYC. (Notice the logo on Lee's Shoulder)
1965 Honeoye Winter Carnival. The Genesee Valley Trappers exhibited their furs and also ran a muskrat skinning contest.
1965 Honeoye Winter Carnival. The Genesee Valley Trappers exhibited their furs in a large tent on carnival grounds plus another tent for the winter carnival queen contestants. Working with Held Projansky Furriers in Rochester, the trappers provided the fur coats for the Winter Carnival Queen candidates to wear over the weekend.
Richard Deuel - Very first beaver, 52 lb.