19 images. Iowa Picnic (Long Beach), 9 August 1952. Gary Priebe -- 11 years; Joey Priebe -- 8 1/2 years; Frank Merriam (ex-governor); Burton W. Chace; Eugene Labarre; Benton Ballou -- 88 years (Ontario); S.L. McGregor -- 72 years (Grinnell, Iowa); R.L. Ward -- 65 years (Kosuth County, Iowa); Mrs. Elsa Butler -- 72 years (1021 Sanborn St., Long Beach); Mrs. Minnie Cunningham -- 76 years (1064 Cedar St., Long Beach); Mrs. Ina Wheeler -- 74 years (Greenfield Iowa); Charles Cooke -- 78 years (537 Cypress Ave., Pasadena); Charles M. Sharp -- 71 years (1051 Obispo St., Long Beach).; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Lapp. Date: 1951-08-12. Reporter: Reay. Assignment: Iowa Picnic. 20: Eugene Labarre; Long Beach Municipal Band. 19: Eugene Labarre, Marshall Craig & Long Beach Municipal Band & Crowd. 28/29: Gary Priebe 11; Daniell Priebe 4 1/2; Joey Priebe 8 1/2. born Waterloo Iowa, been here 7 yrs. 2418 Santa S.t E LA. Ex gov. Frank Merriam & Burton W. Chace, So. LB".; 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".