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Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

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Roller Coaster

Date:  

Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: People saunter along the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair. A group of four nuns appears in the foreground, passing the Hoard's Dairyman booth.

Date: 1955 

Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.

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Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man hoses off a bovine participant at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Fairest of the Fair, Governor Knowles, an unknown man, and Alice in Dairyland pose at the "Milwaukee Sentinel" exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.

Date: 1941-08-20 

Description: While watching the finish of a horse race at the Wisconsin State Fair, Governor Julius Heil raises his arm to cheer. Seated beside him (left to right) are...

Date: 1964-08-16 

Description: Beth Bartosh of Burlington, the 1964 Alice in Dairyland, walks along the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair, accompanied by a large group of people, incl...

Date: 1938 

Description: The Old Timers Club of Milwaukee waves for a motion picture being made at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Date: 1952-07-24 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.

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Amusement Rides

Date:  

Description: Crowds wander among the amusement rides at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the ride known as the "Rocket Bomber".

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car is moved along the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair Park by its pit crew as a grandstand full of spectators watch.

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jimmy Chan of Columbus, Ohio, expert motorcycle racer, sits astride his motorcycle, No. 16, wearing a Harley Davidson jersey and racing gear at Wisconsin S...

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Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Photograph

Christmas Returns

Date: 1982-12-26 

Description: A Target retail store is flooded with customers returning Christmas gifts.

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Millinery Exhibit

Date: 1921 

Description: 4-H millinery display team at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Governor Julius Heil speaks to an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair. Standing behind him are a boy scout and a U.S. Navy sailor.

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