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Date: 1953-08 ca.

Description: Fairgoers view a display of painting and sculpture by Wisconsin artists.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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...

Date: 1962 

Description: Miss Wisconsin 1962, Joan Mary Engh, and Alice in Dairyland 1962-63, Sylvia Lee, enjoy a drink of milk with an elderly gentleman during their visit to the...

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Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

Date: 1940 

Description: Patricia Ferneding of Hartland, Wisconsin takes her Lightweight Hunter named Just So over a jump at the Wisconsin State Fair. Miss Ferneding won the Ladies...

Date: 1954 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...

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Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1912-10 

Description: A race car driver wearing a "Buick shirt" watches as his crew works on his vehicle. In the background, another car is passing the grandstand.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.

Date: 1953-09-03 

Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, the 1953 Alice in Dairyland from Chippewa Falls, rides in the official convertible provided for Alice by Hult's in Madison. She is waving...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.

Date: 1953-08-22 

Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, Alice in Dairyland in 1953, dressed in a formal gown, standing with a cow, a clown, and another woman in a Golden Guernsey display.

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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: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: A group of girls, including several Girl Scouts in uniform, photographed in the youth residence hall at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 40-ton bridge crane with a 10-ton 2 block type "A" trolley and two hooks. The crane is located at the West Allis Works. The crane i...

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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