The Prize for a 1967 Checker Tournament in Vine City
A handwritten headline, "Checker Tournament", marked an article in the lower right-hand corner of and August 1967 issue of The Vine City Voice. The announcement read: "Thursday, August 10, a checker contest will be help to determine who is the best player in Vine City. There will be a $5 first prize and a trophy. Coffee and donuts will be served. Everyone is invited to play. The time is 5:00 o'clock at the Vine City Foundation building, 558 Magnolia Street. Come and play in the tournament or cheer for your favorite checker player." The article offers a sense of daily life and experiences in Vine City.
Source: The Vine City Voice, Volume 3, no. 3 August 9, 1967