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Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: View from behind of crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand watching motorcycles line up before a race. In the background are tents as well...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...
Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.
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: 1905 ca.
Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Capitol Theatre building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.
Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...
Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...
Date: date unknown
Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...
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...
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.
Description: William Kammoeller, a 4-H Junior Fair camper, waiting in the Youth Building for the car to take him home.
Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.
Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...
Description: Four auto club members work on a 1932 Ford Coupe. Rick Burkee (right, foreground) and Robin Friberg work on engine parts as Greg Beaster polishes the car h...
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.
Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...
Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.
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