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Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1956 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.

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Jack McGrath

Date: 1954 

Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy and young girl feed a fawn from a nippled bottle at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...

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Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Roller Coaster

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

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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Popcorn Eaters

Date: 1941-08-16 

Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.

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Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...

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Prize Waterfowl

Date: 1955 

Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

Date: 1921 

Description: Clothing demonstration for women by the University of Wisconsin Agricultural Extension at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

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Description: Four female bakers hold up large trays laden with fresh cream puffs at a State Fair midway concession stand, while an eager crowd waits in anticipation on...

Date: 1952 

Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, poses with Harley Davidson motorcyle racers and crew at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Christmas Returns

Date: 1982-12-26 

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

Date: 1952-08-20 

Description: Boys wave from the passenger cars of Uncle Bob's train, while a crowd watches the amusement park ride at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man surrounded by a small crowd waves from the seat of an automobile in front of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand.

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4-H Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: 4-H Club band playing near the Police Station at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the Agriculture Department's Milk House.

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