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Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...
Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...
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.
Description: Visitors to the Wisconsin State Fair running for shelter at the onset of a sudden rain shower.
Description: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...
Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....
Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...
Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A high school in West Allis.
Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.
Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cattle judging at the Wisconsin State Fair. The cattle barns C and D are in the background.
Description: Allis Chalmers tent at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: Crowds walk past the Horticulture Building at the Wiconsin State Fair. In a pavilion above the building the Aluminum Goose Manufacturing Co. Band of Manit...
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...
Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.
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