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Auto Race Pit Crew

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

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Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912 

Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Automobiles drive past the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds as they prepare for the beginning of the race.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panorama view of a parking lot filled with cars at the state fair.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system in a residential district. Street sign on corner reads "W. Hayes Ave." Newly planted young trees are along the terraces n...

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...

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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's "All You Can Drink for Ten Cents" milk booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. On the roof is a cow crafted from a bale of hay....

Date: 1900 

Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1912-10 ca.

Description: A solitary open car races past the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the Transportation Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition, which included this model from the U.S. Public Roads Association. The model...

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair, with a crowd lined up along the fence watching the automobile race. The infield is full of parked cars.

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Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...

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